"Brandon McGee, Industry Insider, Mobile Banking Guru...He is not only the real deal, a genuine industry insider, but also knows exactly what's on the minds of financial service pros as they contemplate the various mobile options." - Jim Bruene, Publisher & Founder, Online Financial Innovations

"Going Mobile. Local executive carves niche as national expert on fast-growing banking-industry technology trend" - Scott Olson, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)

"Brandon McGee, the industry's unofficial ambassador for mobile banking" 

Friday, December 18, 2009

Mobile Banking Updates - Dec 18

M-Commerce World Summit 2010
"M-Commerce World Summit 2010 will draw together highly-regarded speakers representing the mobile network operators, banks, money transfer providers, mobile transfer networks, mWallets and ‘interoperability hubs’, handset manufacturers, technology and equipment providers will be invited to share their latest efforts in launching mobile financial services and the key challenges facing them at M-Commerce World Summit 2010."

eCommLink, CPNI Partner for Mobile Prepaid Debit Solutions
"CPNI and eCommLink have announced they will be partnering to offer CPNI’s mobile solutions to the prepaid debit card industry. The companies say they will jointly market to eCommLink’s existing program manager and financial institution customers - effectively 'mobilizing card programs already in place.'"

Free Mobile Payments with the mPayy Android App
"mPayy's Android app uses the API services available from the mPayy application in order to bring a complete mPayy experience directly to the deck on your Android phone. The mPayy Android application enables users to make and receive payments, track activity, and withdraw funds from their mPayy accounts to linked bank accounts. Small business account holders are also able to issue refunds for any sale through the application, even if it occurred on their website."

Monitise on a roll with new partnerships
"Monitise, the provider of mobile banking and payments technology solutions, says it is on track for full-year revenue expectations on the back of record consumer growth. The group has also announced two new partnerships and 15.8m of additional funding, partly aimed at extending mobile banking into the retail sector. Revenue is expected to exceed 1.7m for the half-year to 31 December, an increase of at least 55% on last year's 1.1m."

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union Selects Firethorn for Mobile Banking Services
"Firethorn Holdings, LLC, a Qualcomm company, today announced that Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) has selected Firethorn's mobile banking services for its more than 365,000 members. PSECU has more than $3 billion in credit union assets.

'PSECU maintains a branchless business model so expanding into the mobile environment gives PSECU a new avenue to provide innovative and convenient services,' said Dave Vigil, senior vice president of Firethorn. 'We look forward to helping PSECU grow and evolve its mobile strategy to better serve its members.'"

ClairMail Receives 2009 Market Penetration Leadership Award in Mobile Banking From Frost & Sullivan
"ClairMail, Inc., the leader in mobile banking and payment solutions, today announced that it was awarded the 2009 North American Market Penetration Leadership Award in Mobile Banking from global research organization, Frost & Sullivan. Recently named by Bank Technology News as a Leading Mobile Banking Innovator for 2009, ClairMail continues to distinguish itself as a leader in the financial services industry with this prestigious honor."

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