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Mobile Payments Market Is Set to Boom in 2022

The global mobile payments market report provides analysis based on mode of transaction, mobile payment, application, and geography.


Portland, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/15/2018 -- Mobile Payments Market Report, Published by Allied Market Research, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $3,388 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 33.4% from 2016 - 2022. Asia-Pacific is expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period. Mobile payments through short message services (SMS) mode dominate the market, whereas near field communication (NFC) would witness growth in its market share in coming years and is anticipated to grow at a robust rate.

Increased penetration of smartphones, growth in m-commerce industry, change in lifestyle, and the need for quick and hassle-free transactions are the major factors that drive the market growth. In order to expand their market share, global players such as Paytm, MasterCard, Apple, and Samsung have launched new mobile payment apps and mobile wallets that allow customers to make payments with their phones/smartphone.

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By mode of transaction, in 2015, SMS accounted for about 54% of the overall mobile payments market revenue, followed by wireless application protocol (WAP), which covers one third of the overall mobile payments market size. However, NFC has high growth potential and is anticipated to exhibit CAGR of around 36% during the forecast period. Growing shipment of NFC enabled smartphones and increased merchant support for NFC technology across the point of sale terminals would fuel the growth of this segment.

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Mobile payments through mobile wallets/bank cards are anticipated to witness the higher growth rate during the forecast period, owing to the increase in incentivization given by the market players for payment done via wallet and card. In addition, companies such as Paytm, which provide mobile wallet have collaborated with Uber to cater a larger customer base and make customers rides hassle free.

Mobile Payment Market Key Segmentation

By Mode Of Transaction

-Short Message Service (SMS)
-Near-Field Communication (NFC)
-Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)

By Type Of Mobile Payment

-Mobile Wallet/Bank Cards
-Mobile Money

By Application

-Energy & Utilities
-Hospitality & Transportation