Survey – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:06:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Survey – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Analysts: 43% of iPhone users have now enabled Apple Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/20/361704/analysts-43-of-iphone-users-have-now-enabled-apple-pay/ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:47:04 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61704 “We estimate, based on our survey work as well as the growth in transactions, countries, locations, and banks, that 43% of global iPhone users have enabled Apple Pay. This is up from 36% in Sep-18 and 20% in Dec-17. That implies there are currently 383m Apple Pay users, up 21% sequentially and 135% y/y… We […]

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Two in three US banks plan to issue contactless cards ‘within the next few years’ https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/08/361581/two-in-three-us-banks-plan-to-issue-contactless-cards-within-the-next-few-years/ Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:19:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61581 “Today, just 22% of credit card companies offer contactless cards in the US market, mostly in select portfolios. But 67% of card issuers plan to introduce contactless cards within the next few years, according to new data from Auriemma Consulting Group.”

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Uber to add transit ticketing support to its mobile app https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/04/360299/uber-to-add-transit-ticketing-support-to-its-mobile-app/ Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:21:54 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=60299 Uber users will be able to use the ride hailing giant’s mobile app to pay for public transportation fares as well as taxi rides “soon”. The new service is set to launch first in Denver, Colorado. The move follows the announcement last week of Uber Transit, an addition to the Uber app which lets users […]

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US consumers to pass on mobile payments? https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/04/360321/us-consumers-to-pass-on-mobile-payments/ Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:06:52 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=60321 “Time is running out for OEM Pay providers to establish a dominant position in the US… Our survey shows that the majority of users who have not adopted OEM Pay are more interested in services like contactless cards than mobile-based payments.”

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US credit unions report increase in mobile payment transaction volumes https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/01/22/359749/us-credit-unions-report-increase-in-mobile-payment-transaction-volumes/ Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:54:04 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=59749 “A total of 55% of survey respondents have experienced increases in the number of debit cards enrolled in a mobile wallet like Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay. Also, 53% have experienced increases in the number of debit cards transactions coming from the mobile wallet channel.”

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Australian banks set to abandon Apple Pay boycott https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/17/358773/australian-banks-set-to-abandon-apple-pay-boycott/ Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:57:10 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58773 The three ‘big four’ Australian banks that have held out on offering Apple Pay to their customers after losing a bid to force the iPhone maker to open up its NFC functionality could all now be set to adopt the service in the coming weeks. Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced it is to begin […]

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Eight in ten UK consumers would make a biometric card their preferred payment card https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/30/358438/eight-in-ten-uk-consumers-would-make-a-biometric-card-their-preferred-payment-card/ Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:39:06 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58438 More than half of UK consumers (54%) would use a biometric payment card if their bank made one available today, a new survey has found, and 82% say it would become their preferred payment card. Eight out of 10 consumers believe that a biometric payment card, with a built-in fingerprint sensor, will offer increased convenience […]

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Mastercard to phase out signature panels on bank cards https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/18/358378/mastercard-to-phase-out-signature-panels-on-bank-cards/ Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:17:49 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58378 Card issuers will no longer need to include a signature panel on the back of Mastercard products, the payments network has announced. The change will apply to card issuers “around the globe” and will come into effect in April 2019. “We see this as a win for all,” says Ajay Bhalla, president of Mastercard’s cyber […]

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Contactless payments overtake chip and pin in the UK https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/16/358358/contactless-payments-overtake-chip-and-pin-in-the-uk/ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:22:25 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58358 Contactless payments usage has grown 30% in the UK over the past year to become the most popular card payment type for in-store transactions, Worldpay reports — and the growth is partly driven by an “astonishing” rise in consumer adoption of mobile payment services. The use of mobile wallets such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay […]

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Survey finds Apple Pay is used for three in four US debit card mobile wallet transactions https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/04/358257/survey-finds-apple-pay-is-used-for-three-in-four-us-debit-card-mobile-wallet-transactions/ Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:54:29 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58257 “An Auriemma study of debit card issuers shows that Apple Pay makes up 77% of mobile wallet transactions. Samsung Pay and Google Pay, Apple Pay’s main competitors, make up 17% and 6% of transactions, respectively… While Apple Pay has the most market share, Samsung Pay users are the most engaged. In fact, the average Samsung […]

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