Isis, the mobile-payments business enterprise from AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, achieved a major win, signing agreements with credit card powerhouses American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard.
The agreement will provide Isis the capability to connect smartphones to credit cards from four of the largest names in the credit card industry, and it pushes the venture past both Google Wallet and Sprint’s own wave-and-pay service, which are both set to work merely with MasterCard.
All three competing services offer the same thing, using a smartphone as a mobile wallet permitting consumers to pay for goods . . . → Read More: Isis Connects With the Biggest Credit Card Powerhouses
Being the proprietor of the Android mobile operating system, search engine behemoth Google is allegedly anticipated to reveal at its New York offices a new “digital wallet” feature that permits consumers to pay for items utilizing their smartphone.
The aspect is anticipated to let Android users to pay for items with their mobile phones instead of credit cards, powered by near-field communications technology, which permits gadgets to send out data from around four inches separately. According to a Bloomberg report, the service will be accessible on Sprint.
Analysts said near-field technology and the same advances . . . → Read More: Google Releases Feature that Enables Payments through Phones