LG’s mobile chief confident of payment tool

LG’s mobile chief confident of payment tool — Yonhap News — “The head of LG Electronics Inc’s mobile business said Wednesday the company plans to release its mobile payment platform LG Pay overseas in the future, expressing strong confidence over the service… LG Electronics said 38.4% of the tool’s users were in their 30s as of end June, while the number of those in their 50s and 60s was quickly increasing.”


7 in 10 mobile payment users cite security concerns: report

7 in 10 mobile payment users cite security concerns: report — Yonhap News — “Nearly seven out of 10 South Koreans using mobile payment services cited security concerns… According to the report by market researcher DMC Media, 68.8% of the users were satisfied with using financial services via mobile platforms… 88% of the adults had used some sort of mobile payment tool in the past six months, up 8.8% from a survey conducted a year earlier.”






Naver Pay to go live in June

Korean internet portal Naver is to introduce a mobile payments platform from June that will let users verify themselves using fingerprint recognition and make payments using their Naver ID, a password, the mobile number of the recipient and either a credit or debit card... More



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