Mobile phone customers around the world may soon have a way to pay any merchant or any other person with their device.
Today, San Francisco-based Boku unveiled Boku Accounts, a white-label service that will allow wireless carriers to offer their customers a mobile payments system that could work throughout the world. Those mobile users, in turn, will be able to make payments at any credit card terminal either with their phones, or with a special debit card.
Though no carriers have yet formally adopted the new service, Boku says one U.K. operator is well into trials. The company, which … Read more