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March 6, 2015

Winner of the ‘Master of Mobile Awards’ 2015: Facebook

Barcelona, 3rd March, 2015: Oxygen8, a global provider of integrated solutions that allow brands to communicate with customers and receive payments, has today announced that Facebook has topped the results of its inaugural ‘Master of Mobile Awards’ (MoMa’s) at Mobile World Congress 2015, with Amazon second. The Master of Mobile […]
March 3, 2015

Brands turned off by beacon technology

Mobile World Congress: Barclays and Paddy Power have questioned the value of beacons as a mobile marketing tool, warning that poor brand executions and technological barriers will undermine the future of the location-based technology.   At an exclusive roundtable discussion at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Barclays head of mobile […]
January 22, 2015

Amazon Calls It Quits On Mobile Payments

Amazon has announced it is pulling its mobile payments app, Amazon Wallet, just six months after its launch. In the face of high competition in what is becoming an increasingly crowded market, the online retail giant has decided to end the service to instead focus on other options. Amazon Wallet, […]
January 19, 2015

Is Google Preparing For A Major Mobile Payments Push?

Reports suggest search giant is eyeing up payments provider Softcard for Google Wallet expansion Google is looking to take on the likes of Apple Pay by launching into the mobile commerce market, according to reports suggesting the company is set to buy a leading payments provider. Sources are claiming that the search […]
January 12, 2015

Mobile payments about to grip UK mass market

There is significant pent-up demand across the UK for mobile payments, which we define as payments made via the mobile phone directly onto your mobile phone bill, or using available credit from a pay-as-you-go account, for physical or quasi-physical goods. Our research reveals that over 23 million people would like […]
January 9, 2015

Infographic: The growing demand for mobile payments

This infographic from Oxygen8 Group examines the extent to which today’s shoppers have embraced mobile payments. Read more
December 19, 2014

Growing Demand for Mobile Payments

Oxygen8, a global provider of integrated mobile solutions that allow brands to communicate with customers and receive payments, has today released research into mobile payments which reveals that 47% of mobile users in the UK would like to use their mobile phone more to pay for physical or quasi-physical goods […]
December 18, 2014

47 Per Cent of UK Smartphone Users Eager for Mobile Payments

7 per cent of UK smartphone users would like to use their mobile more to pay for goods and services, suggesting British consumers are at a tipping point in mobile payment adoption. The figure comes from research by integrated mobile solutions firm Oxygen8, who also found that while most UK […]
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