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May 30, 2012 04:08 ET

Market Research Forecasts Mobile Payment Market at $500 Billion by 2014

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Mobile Payment Market, Users Worldwide & Countries Forecast to 2014," to their collection of Financial Services market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Renub-Research-v3619/Mobile-Payment-Users-Worldwide-Countries-6849410/

In a world where technology can be used for multiple exchanges, the use of mobile phones is no longer limited to simple voice communication functions. Mobiles are now providing access to a growing number of services. Mobile payment or M-payment is a service which is continually gaining in popularity as there is a huge number of mobile phone users and bank card holders. This service therefore has great potential as new economic market brings; together disconnected banking and telecom sectors.

The number of mobile payment subscribers worldwide was nearly 2 Billion users in 2011. The total value of mobile payment market is expected to cross US$500 Billion by 2014. North America and Asia are expected to become the most important markets; together both of them accounting for more than 60% of the total market share and 80% of mobile payment users.

In North American region, United States is expected to dominate the mobile payment market volume with more than US$200 Billion by 2015. In Asian region, Japan will lead the mobile payment market due to higher per capita income. It will be followed by South Korea, China and India in the 2nd 3rd and 4th position respectively. In Latin America, Brazil holds the mobile payment market with 90% market share in 2011. Western Europe mobile payment market is forecasted to grow with a CAGR of 68.17% with the spanning period of 2011 - 2015.

But, in terms of mobile payment users, China is the leader in Asian market. China is expecting to have nearly ten times more mobile payment users than Japan. India and Eastern Europe & Middle East & Africa are expected to have more than 100 Million and 150 Million mobile payment users by 2015.

In mobile payment methods, NFC based mobile payment market is growing tremendously. NFC based mobile payment market is likely to grow with a CAGR of 118% in the spanning period of 2011-2015. Mobile Ticketing is expected to capture around 40% share of the total mobile payment market by 2014. The premium SMS market share is predicted to decline due to consumer trend moving towards NFC enabled technology.

For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Renub-Research-v3619/Mobile-Payment-Users-Worldwide-Countries-6849410/

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