New research from Fiserv confirms that American consumers pay their bills in multiple ways each month, and that mobile bill payments are on the rise. Reflecting the myriad payment choices today, the report describes Americans as payment “omnivores” who use multiple channels to pay various bills.
Research from consulting firm Bain shows that mobile banking is becoming more popular world-wide. Their research found that the U.S. reported the highest frequency of mobile interactions, averaging 4.9 mobile transactions in the previous three months.
Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, has just launched a trial of the the Isis Mobile Wallet in Austin and Salt Lake City. This is a rival mobile payments app to Google Wallet.
A recent poll of 2,056 Americans shows that that a large majority are not comfortable with the idea of using their smartphone like a mobile wallet that holds their credit card details.