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Prepaid and the Mobile Wallet
Selling Alternative Financial Services
Rivka Gewirtz Little
Prepaid mobile wallets are more about financial services than replacing the plastic card swipe. Last year when Boost Mobile and Metro PCS launched dueling prepaid mobile wallets, it was a sign that alternative financial services could change the face of digital payments - maybe even bringing growth that had thus far been elusive.
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Prepaid BusinessOpen Loop PaymentsWirelessPhone CardsJUL 9, 2014
International Top Up Grows Up
New Ways to Transfer Funds
Arlene Hauben
Before the internet, there was an extremely successful copywriter and entrepreneur who made a fortune in the direct mail marketing business. When digital advertising and promotion began to dominate, he was unable to make the switch and went bankrupt.
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Prepaid BusinessOpen Loop PaymentsWirelessPhone CardsGift CardsJUL 9, 2014
5 Minutes With Bill Pereira
CEO, President and Co-Chairman of IDT Telecom
Arlene Hauben
We recently interviewed Bill Pereira, a visionary in the prepaid industry. He was a key player in transforming IDT Telecom from a traditional phone card provider to a leading international calling portal, BOSS REVOLUTION. Let’s see how he did it.
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Prepaid BusinessOpen Loop PaymentsWirelessGift CardsJUL 9, 2014
Product Review: Boost Mobile Wallet Plus
Rivka Gewirtz Little
Boost Mobile launched its mobile wallet application with the intention of becoming a central part of its users’ financial lives.
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Prepaid BusinessVirtual ServicesJUL 9, 2014
The Mystery of the Cloud
Internet of Things
Arlene Hauben
A lot of people pretend to know what the “cloud” is, but many are just guessing what it is all about, so help is on the way. To start off, the cloud, a network of servers, is right here on earth.
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EMV is Coming: Ready or Not
By Peter J. Quadagno

Participants in the payments ecosystem, including bankers, acquiring processors, manufacturers and merchants, are scurrying to implement EMV chip technology by the fall of 2015. But will consumers like their new cards with the “gold box?”

What needs to be done?

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