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m-commerce

(Mobile-COMMERCE) Using smartphones and handheld computers with wireless connections to place orders and transact business over the Web. See m-business and e-commerce.
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One significant driver of m-commerce activity is the need for more accessible and reliable mobile financial services.
The report continues with "Market Opportunity" section where potential verticals for m-commerce solutions in India are elaborated.
The real value to be found in m-commerce is through its role as a multi-channel integrator and the indirect sales boost it generates by connecting physical stores with online.
Currently, MEF has more than 80 of its members companies working on M-Commerce across North America, EMEA and South East Asia.
providers have lagged in m-commerce development since the U.
Traditionally e-commerce involves the use of desktop or a lab top computer while m-commerce involves using a PDA or a cell phone.
Companies are rapidly integrating m-commerce into their business models as mobile technologies for communications, Internet access and commercial transactions evolve rapidly.
Naqi Jaffery, president of TTI, said three developments were instrumental in propelling M-commerce as a rapidly growing form of conducting business: more "packet-data networks," better data devices and "development of rich content" for M-commerce applications.
The logical set-up of the book made it particularly easy to read, commencing with the birth of m-commerce and moving on chronologically.
To make m-commerce more secure, the networks have to be improved, and device and end user authentication, such as a PIN number, are important, in case of device theft.
But the study, which questioned current and potential m-commerce users in the US, Japan, Germany, France, Sweden and Australia, also found that in spite of the high level of frustration most respondents believe that within the next few years mobile devices offering m-commerce services will play an important role in their daily lives.
As business still struggles to come to terms with the machinations of the Internet and e-commerce, another new technology revolution - called m-commerce - is looming on the horizon.