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Mobile Payment Services 2019 - A Survey of the Development of Global Mobile Payments in both Emerging and Developed Markets

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  • 92 Pages
  • June 2019
  • Region: Global
  • Tariff Consultancy
  • ID: 4774869

New Report Forecasts Global Usage of Mobile Payments is to Expand from USD $348 Billion to just under USD $1.3 Trillion by 2022

The Telecoms Pricing Mobile Payments - 2019 report is a 92-page report and consists of 49 figures including tables and charts. It provides a survey of the development of global Mobile Payments in both emerging and developed markets and the role of the MNO (Mobile Network Operator) in the Mobile Payment arena. The report forecasts global usage of mobile payments to expand from US$ 348 billion to just under US$ 1.3 trillion by 2022.

Mobile Payments are being adopted increasingly rapidly in both emerging and developed markets. MNOs (Mobile Network Operators) are also becoming increasingly active in providing services mobile payments, for retailers and merchants, but the market for Mobile Payments is being catered for by a variety of other players including smartphone providers, e-commerce providers, digital content providers, banks and FinTech start ups as well. Into 2019 the worldwide Mobile Payments market is set to become increasingly dynamic and disruptive with a range of new business models and entrants being developed.


Table of Contents

Mobile Payment services - 2029 - A List of Figures
Mobile Payment services - 2019 - Methodology

Section One - An introduction to Mobile Payment services
1.       Introduction
2.       A definition of Mobile Payment services
3.       Types of Mobile Payment services
4.       The evolution of Mobile Payment services
5.       The growth in Mobile Payment services
6.       Key Point Summary

Section Two - Mobile Payment services worldwide
1.       Introduction
2.       Mobile Payment services in emerging markets
3.       Mobile Payment services in developing markets
4.       Key Point Summary

Section Three - The new trends in Mobile Payment services
1.       Introduction
2.       New technology for Mobile Payment services
3.       New entrants in Mobile Payment services
4.       MNOs and Mobile Payment services
5.       Forecasts for Mobile Payment services
6.       Key Point Summary

Section Four - Conclusions to the Mobile Payment services - 2019 report
1.       Introduction
2.       The key trends for Mobile Payment services
3.       Conclusions – The Mobile Payment services - 2019 report

Appendix One – A list of companies included in the Mobile Payment services – 2019 report
Tables and Charts:
Figure 1 – A table showing the range of new entrants in the Mobile Payments sector
Figure 2 – A matrix showing the number of players in the Mobile Payments ecosystem
Figure 3 – A table showing the types of Mobile Payment service & the business models deployed
Figure 4 – A chart showing the key types of Mobile Payment services deployed worldwide
Figure 5 – A chart showing the value of international remittances by Country in USD per annum (2017)
Figure 6 – A chart showing the ecosystem for payments including Mobile Payments worldwide
Figure 7 – A table showing the key differentiators for the new Mobile Payment Providers
Figure 8 – A table showing the adoption of Mobile Payment services by region (including Europe, Asia Pacific, South America & North America)
Figure 9 – A picture showing the Square Reader device
Figure 10 – A table showing some examples in the growth of Mobile Payment services by region worldwide
Figure 11 – A table showing the generic types of Mobile Payment services by the type of business model
Figure 12 – A chart showing the new types of Mobile Payments business model in Developed Markets
Figure 13 – A chart showing the key developments in Mobile Payment services since the early 2000’s
Figure 14 – A chart showing the payment model for Vodafone M-Pesa
Figure 15 – A table showing the Vodafone M-Pesa country coverage – as of the start of 2019
Figure 16 – A chart showing the position of the MNO in providing Mobile Payments by country market worldwide
Figure 17 – A chart showing the new types of Mobile Payments available worldwide by business model
Figure 18 – A chart showing the forecast growth rates for Emerging & Developed Mobile Payment Markets from the end of 2018 to the end of 2024 – in per cent
Figure 19 – A picture showing the Telekom Romania Banking service
Figure 20 – A picture showing an advertisement for the T-Mobile USA mobile payments service
Figure 21 – A chart showing the go to market approach adopted by Orange Bank by region
Figure 22 – A picture showing the Telenor Pakistan Easypaisa service
Figure 23 – A table showing the M-Pesa penetration figures across the Vodafone customer base by Country (in per cent)
Figure 24 – A table showing the market share for Kenya’s mobile money services - in per cent (2017)
Figure 25 – A pie chart showing the Kenyan Mobile Money market share as of 2018 in per cent
Figure 26 – A chart showing the number of mobile money users by African region as of the end of 2017
Figure 27 – A picture showing the Tigo Pesa App in Tanzania
Figure 28 – A picture showing the Tigo Money service in Honduras
Figure 29 – A picture showing the Hami Pay service
Figure 30 – A picture showing the Telkomsel TCASH mobile payments service
Figure 31 – A table summarising selected key Mobile Payment services in the Emerging Markets
Figure 32 – A picture showing the Telenor Serbia’s Telenor Banka service
Figure 33 – A picture showing the Telefonica O2 Germany banking app with bonus data amount
Figure 34 – A picture showing the Movistar Money service
Figure 35 – A picture showing the PosteItaliane Post Pay mobile card mobile payments service
Figure 36 – A table summarising the selected Mobile Payment services in the Developed Markets
Figure 37 – A picture showing the Apple Card credit card
Figure 38 – A table showing the Mobile Payment services offered by Apple, Google, Samsung & Xiaomi
Figure 39 – A table showing the new technology developments for Mobile Payment services
Figure 40 – A chart showing the Orange mobile payments roadmap of development
Figure 41 – A table comparing the Mobile Payment services offered by Orange Money & Vodafone M-Pesa
Figure 42 – A table showing the recent new entrants in Mobile Payment services worldwide
Figure 43 – A table showing the Orange Money country locations
Figure 44 – A table showing the forecast growth in Mobile Payment services from the beginning of 2019 to the beginning of 2022
Figure 45 – A chart showing the forecast growth in Mobile Payment services from the beginning of 2019 to the beginning of 2022
Figure 46 – A chart showing the development of Mobile Financial Services in the developed markets over time
Figure 47 – A table showing the range of services provided by the MNOs in selected markets
Figure 48 – A table showing the companies included in the Mobile Payment services – 2019 report

Executive Summary

The Mobile Payment Services 2019 report examines the growing ecosystem developing around global Mobile Payments - including NFC (Near Field Communications), QR codes, digital wallets, SMS-based money transfer, remittances & alternatives to cash & digital payments (including in-store or remote payments).
Telecomspricing considers the wide range of different players that operate in the Mobile Payments ecosystem. These include digital content players such as Amazon, WhatsApp, Google and Facebook, and smartphone providers including Samsung, Apple, Huawei and Xiaomi. The launch of Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, Huawei Pay & Xiaomi Mi Pay is now enabling the spread of Mobile Payments worldwide.
The Mobile Payment Services - 2019 report focuses on the Mobile Network Operator’s role in the ecosystem, with selected MNOs such as T-Mobile (USA), Telenor Serbia and Telekom Romania - typically entering the market in alliance with a banking partner. But in some cases, the MNO has also become a fully-fledged banking provider itself, with Orange Bank (France) launching its own digital banking service serving 248,000 customers by the end of 2018.
In emerging markets MNOs are also providing an enabling role in serving under-banked communities with mobile money, such as M-Pesa and Orange Money now becoming established across Africa. Mobile money is allowing digital transactions to be made as an alternative to cash and also allows remittances to be made worldwide - with services such as Wave (Myanmar) boosting remittances among the poorest sections of society.
The report examines the status of Mobile Payments on a regional basis in the largest international remittance countries (including China, India, Philippines, Nigeria, Mexico & Egypt), and finds that local Mobile Payment providers, global e-commerce firms and selected MNOs are all competing to offer payment services.
Finally, Telecoms Pricing provides a forecast for global Mobile Payments for the 3 year period from the beginning of 2019 to the beginning of 2022 - and predicts that revenues are due to increase from USD $348 billion up to almost USD $1.3 trillion worldwide - a projected increase of 272% over the period.   
The report underlines the growing importance of Mobile Payments in both the developed and developing market. It identifies the key role being played by both the MNO and the smartphone device in providing access to digital financial services as a low-cost alternative to a traditional payment and bank infrastructure.

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Access Bank
  • Acorns USA
  • Airtel Money
  • Alibaba Pay
  • Alior Bank
  • Amazon
  • Ant Financial
  • Apple Pay
  • Aspiration USA
  • BankMobile
  • Bank Leumi
  • Chime USA
  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • Credit Agricole
  • DBS Singapore
  • Didi Chuxing
  • Digibank India
  • Digibank Indonesia
  • ePesos
  • Equitel Money
  • Etisalat Egypt
  • Facebook
  • Fawry Egypt
  • Finn USA
  • FNB Connect
  • Globe Telecom
  • Google Pay
  • GrabPay Singapore
  • GSMA
  • Huawei Pay
  • ICBC Bank
  • icici Bank
  • M-Pesa
  • Marcus USA
  • MasterCard
  • MediaMarketSaturn
  • Mercado Pago
  • Mi Pay
  • MishiPay
  • Mobikash
  • MoneyGram International
  • Monzo UK
  • Moven USA
  • Movistar Mexico
  • Movistar Spain
  • MTN Nigeria
  • Multibank Caixa
  • N26 Germany
  • NTT DoCoMo
  • Oi Brazil
  • Orange Bank
  • Orange Group
  • Orange Money
  • Paga Nigeria
  • PayPal
  • Paytm
  • Pepper
  • PostItaliane
  • Reliance Jio
  • Revolut UK
  • RGK Mobile
  • Robinhood USA
  • Safaricom
  • Samsung Pay
  • Smart Communications
  • Square
  • T-Mobile USA
  • Telcel Mexico
  • Telefonica O2 Germany
  • Telekom Romania
  • Telenor Banka
  • Telenor Myanmar
  • Telenor Pakistan
  • Telkomsel Indonesia
  • Tigo Cash
  • TIM Brazil
  • TIM Pay
  • Venmo
  • Viettel Telecom
  • Virgin Money
  • Visa
  • Vodacom
  • Vodafone
  • Walmart
  • Wave Money
  • WeChat Pay
  • Western Union
  • WhatsApp
  • World Bank
  • World Remit
  • Xiaomi
  • Xoom
  • Yoma Bank


The analyst researches its reports typically within a three-month period. All of its reports are based on primary and secondary research including interviews with relevant companies/operators covered in the report. The analyst also draws on its extensive in-house database and its contacts in the field of telecommunications it has established since the company was launched in 2006.

The analyst has 26-years of experience in the field of telecoms pricing both mobile and fixed. They have a network of consultants as well as a multi-lingual research team, with languages spoken French, German, Polish and Spanish.