Prepaid, direct debit, real-time bank transfer, there is no standard definition of an alternative payment is. For the purpose of this report, it is any non-card payment type but the alternatives to standard credit card payments are vast comprise a large variety of schemes.
How do alternative and mobile payment methods stack up in terms of security against traditional payment methods? They are often pitched as a safer option than card transactions, but fraudsters are increasingly turning their attention to these methods.
Asia is both tech-savvy and very poor, the two features thus offering great opportunities for mobile payments and financial services providers. In Africa m-payment services are very rudimentary but they are also flourishing and mobiles are a lifeline to many poverty-stricken Africans who wouldn’t otherwise have any access to financial services of any sort.
From Everything Everywhere (T-Mobile and Orange) and Vodafone to the major US operators such as AT&T, Verizon and internet giants like Google or eBay-Paypal, the big mobile and web players are all preparing the field for m-payments.
Near Field Communications (NFC) are used in a wide range of settings (such as reloading your public transport card) and present obvious benefits for m-payments. iGaming Business's Payments Report provides the overview on NFC.
Payments are an integral part of the igaming experience and possibly even more so for the mobile gambling sector. Aideen Shortt gives an overview of the mobile payments industry, the issues to must to gain wider acceptance and how mobiles are perceived in different regions of the world.
A lot of hype surrounds everything related to mobile and payments are no different. iGaming Business runs through what mobile payments actually entail and the different platforms making headway at the moment.
iGaming Business filmed all the panels and sessions from the Betting, Trends and Strategies (BeTS) Conference as part of the iGaming Super Show that took place in Amsterdam from 24-26 June and has made them available for you to view. Go to the article to view the videos covering a whole range of issues related to sports betting: omni-channel, opportunities in Africa, marketing, CRM and many more.
iGaming Business filmed all the panels and sessions from the iGaming Executive Conference which includes opportunities in Africa, why the brain likes games, how to do major deals in Asia, recent M&A analysis, a cashless society, and eSports.
Betradar’s partnerships with esports leagues and data specialists DOJO Madness, ESL and eziG have given it access to data that enables it to provide genuine live feeds to esports operators as events unfold, Eduard Blonk, managing director of sales at Betradar, has told iGaming Business.