Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Little Interest in P2P mobile payments

"Subscribers in seven developed countries spanning three continents express scant interest in person-to-person mobile payments according to a new survey issued by ABI Research. Consumer in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, France, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea all indicate little enthusiasm for the possibilities of making mobile-to-mobile payments--while ABI reports some differences between age groups and countries, it notes that just 16 percent of Western Europeans classify themselves as "extremely" or "very" interested in mobile P2P payments, while in the U.S., the percentage drops to 9 percent. Consumers in the three Asia Pacific markets indicate the strongest interest at 34 percent.

Read more: http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com/story/survey-finds-scant-interest-p2p-mobile-payments/2010-02-22#ixzz0gLW3P3P8

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