A survey by Forrester Research found that 15 percent of Japanese mobile phone users make payments and purchase products in stores with their phones, reports CNN. Only 3 percent of people in North America are expected to conduct mobile payments in 2012. Analysts say that within five years, mobile phones in the United States will be able to make electronic payments, open doors, access subways, clip coupons and possibly act as another form of identification. These futuristic uses for phones are becoming reality in countries like South Korea and Japan, which typically are ahead of the United States in mobile technology.
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According to Reliance press release, Reliance BIG TV’s portfolio of easy recharge options now include Oxigen, Online Payment using Credit/Debit Cards or Internet Banking, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Mobile Mode Payment (SMS) or just calling the toll free number 1800-200-9002. This strategic tie-up by Reliance BIG TV is a part of its customer service motto to offer convenient and user-friendly customer service experience.
ngpay is the secure software application launched by HDFC Bank that empowers the customer to carry out a whole range of banking and commerce transactions using the mobile phone. HDFC customers can download and use the ngpay application in their Java enabled mobile handset that supports external applications and games. ngpay services can be accessed by customers across all telecom networks.
The OnetXT social media payment platform allows Social Networks, Online games, Participation TV shows, and other forms of social interactive media to become merchants in just a few easy steps on the web, then accept payments, create loyalty programs, and send marketing messages.
iMobile, a mobile banking application offered by ICICI Bank assists all of its customers to do mobile money transfer, bill payments and check credit card balance through their mobile. This mobile application covers savings bank, Demat, Credit Card and Loan accounts. Using iMobile practically all internet banking transactions can now be simply done on mobiles phones.