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Samsung used Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 as the forum to announce its much anticipated mobile payments application, Samsung Pay, which will be available with the new Galaxy S6 models.


  • The initial response to Apple Pay from merchants, banks, and consumers has been positive, which is stimulating competition and putting pressure on existing players to raise their game.

Features and Benefits

  • Outlines the triggers that are driving consolidation in the mobile wallet space.
  • Offers insights into how key players are responding to increased competition.

Key questions answered

  • How is Samsung's approaching mobile wallet services?
  • Who and what is driving consolidation in the mobile wallets space?
  • What impact will recent developments have on Google

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Samsung makes a move into payments
  • Google needs to raise its game
  • Consolidation is inevitable


  • Further reading
  • Author

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