Wednesday 04, March 2009 by

New e-payments systems on display

The Visa-powered innovations discussed and demonstrated at the Briefing recognise several overall trends in the payments industry, including the convergence of electronic payments and mobile phones; the continued growth of the internet as a payment channel; the expansion of electronic payments into new acceptance locations including transit and vending machines; and the importance of extending electronic payments to the millions of “unbanked” and “underbanked” consumers around the world.

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