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AI 1.0. GMVM 2016:
GSMA ESTIMATES OVER 60 NEW OPERATOS LOOKING TO LEVERAGE ‘SIM-BASED NFC’ IN YEAR 2016.
Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are exploring various ways to expand their vertical markets. SIM-based NFC mobile payment service which is slowly and steadily catching on is being looked upon as the next big thing in vertical market by MNOs for varied reasons especially as an enabler in revenue generation. GSMA estimates suggest there were in excess of 150 SIM based-NFC launches in 2015. Consequently, the growth trend for NFC-enabled SIM shipments as units soared by 69 per cent from 78 million in 2013 –to- 132 million units in 2014. Now in 2016, there are over 60 MNOs which are leveraging SIM-based NFC mobile payment service. And to add to it, according to GSMA, 50 per cent of all smartphones were NFC enabled in 2015.
It all started when in the year 2011 on the eve of Mobile Asia Congress, GSMA announced commitment of 45 of the world’s leading mobile operators have committed to support and implement SIM-based Near Field Communications (NFC) solutions and services. Who those (new) operators are; their demographics; size of the opportunity; detailed terms of engagements; vendor knowhows, and their ‘bowling alley’ models…visit the latest research published by Teleresearch Labs: Global Mobile Vertical Markets 2016 to 2020 (February 2016 edition). Click here (link) for more details.
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