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Mobile payments are Trusted More in Developed Economies - Except Canada! Concerns about things going wrong while making payments on our smartphones are generally higher in developing and mobile-first economies than in more-developed economies, according to MEF survey data from 13 markets. However, there was an interesting outlier in each…
Myra Bachtiar
February 2, 2024

Perception of change: Payments

Direct Carrier Billing getting faster, more convenient and safer Mobile users believe Direct Carrier Billing (adding the cost of purchases to their mobile phone bill) is getting faster, more convenient and safer to use. The number of global users surveyed by MEF in 2023 that thought DCB was fast rose…
John Beshara
November 7, 2023

Digital Wallets

Digital wallets account for 44% of mobile transactions Use of Digital Wallets such as Apple Pay or Google Pay are becoming increasingly popular at the expense of most other mobile payment methods, according to the latest consumer research conducted by MEF. In 2023, use of digital wallets rose across the…
John Beshara
November 6, 2023

Finance services

Mobile Banking: -4% users post COVID Time to start your financial planning for the year and here's a figure of how users use Mobile Banking on their smartphones. Globally 43% of smartphone users access banking or finance services via their mobile once a week or more. United Kingdom leads the…
John Beshara
November 6, 2023