How do you accept contactless card payments on your phone? Many tap-on-phone apps are available in the UK - here's an overview.
Compare all credit card readers that work with an iPhone, iPad or Android app in the UK. Which is best - and worth the cost - for a small business?
How do Revolut's online payments work? What are the features and costs of the payment requests and online checkout? We look at pros and cons.
How does softPOS work? What is the definition of it? We explain the term, technology and issues around 'tap on phone'.
The rise of QR code payments and tap-on-phone has raised questions about the future need for card machines. As it turns out, it's not straightforward.
Which contactless digital wallets can be tapped on a card terminal in the UK - and which should merchants accept? Find out how they differ.
What are all the different types of mobile payments used today? Our complete guide explains how, and where, each present-day mobile payment type works.
How do QR codes work for payments? We define and explain QR code payments and discuss how merchants can accept it. Can it compete today?
What are the card payment solutions available for small businesses? We list and explain in-person, online and remote card payments.
How can merchants accept card payments while avoiding physical touch? We list remote payments and contactless methods with a card machine.
We tested Square's unique stab at pay-by-link called Online Checkout. Create unlimited, fixed payment links for free - but what are the limitations?
How has mobile commerce responded to Covid and the growth of ecommerce? We look at trends, stats and implications for businesses in the future.
SumUp's mobile payments let customers pay on their phone via a link or QR code. How does it work and does the low cost mean there are flaws?
How can a business accept Alipay and WeChat Pay in the UK? Here's how the mobile wallets work, where to get it and how to set it up as a merchant.
Which payment providers accept Apple Pay in the UK? How do you know if you're already accepting it? We also look at transaction limits and refunds.
Mobile commerce (m-commerce) is buying and selling through a mobile device - but what does that look like? We explain the meaning and types.
M-Pesa has established itself globally as one of the most successful mobile micro-finance and money transfer services. Its network consists of the following countries and regions: Afghanistan, South Africa, parts of Eastern Europe, Kenya, and India. Vodafone, India’s second largest mobile operator introduced M-Pesa in India in 2011. It has [...]
Pakistan’s first mobile based branchless banking service, Easypaisa, is the creation of Tameer Microfinance Bank and the international telecommunication giant, Telenor. Established in 2009, the service is now accessible in more than 800 cities and towns throughout Pakistan. It has an average of six million users per month. In [...]