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"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" 

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

International Mobile Banking Updates

Half of UK consumers to use mobile banking in three years
"Mobile banking has "come of age" and a majority of Britons will make it part of their everyday lives within three years, according to new research published today.

The study of 1,000 adults showed that the number of Britons who manage their money on their mobile phone has doubled in two years to almost 10% of the population today. This number will exceed 50% in the next few years as banks and retailers take advantage of the widespread adoption of smartphones, apps and 3G phone networks to deliver new services, the researchers found."

Report: 33% of mobile phone users have a smartphone
"The '2011 Cell Phone Consumer Attitudes Study' was released today and it was completed by Quorus Consulting and the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA). Over 2,400 Canadians were polled between March 14th and 27th, 2011 and reveals information on mobile phone usage, mobile banking and mobile giving. Here are a bunch of mobile stats for you:"

Mobile banking use creeps up in Europe driven by smartphones – comScore
"Mobile banking use is seeing steady growth in the EU's five largest economies (EU5), according to comScore, which on Friday revealed that the number of users across the U.K., Germany, France, Spain and Italy who accessed their bank accounts via their handset reached 20 million in March.

The market research firm said that since it began measuring mobile banking last August it has seen a 15.4% rise in the number of users. Smartphone owners accounted for 70% of the mobile banking user base in March 2011, despite accounting for just 35% of total mobile handsets."

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