Ericsson is launching its new extended suite of m-commerce solutions and services, designed to accelerate access and interconnection between the emerging m-commerce eco-system and the financial world to fast track the next generation of mobile financial services. The two solutions are Ericsson Converged Wallet and Ericsson Merchant Wallet.
The launch of these solutions has come ahead of Mobile World Congress 2012.Ericsson M-commerce services portfolio is designed to provide the world’s leading consumers brands with the infrastructure and solutions needed to create and connect m-wallets across a global m-commerce eco-system. The portfolio of services will speed time to revenue, increase adoption and stickiness, cost efficiency and performance for mobile network operators, financial institutions, internet gaming companies and retailers.
“Right now we are very focused on providing services that give our partners across the eco-system a fast route to provide their consumers with more m-wallet and platform independent services and greater payments choice. Through our enhanced suit of services we will enable partners to get closer to their customers through differentiated wallet services that connect and add value to their consumers”, said Adam Kerr, Head of M-commerce, Ericsson.
The new services within Ericsson’s m-commerce portfolio follow on from the launch of Ericsson M-commerce Interconnect showcased at MWC 2011. Following last year’s event the Interconnect service went live in the Philippines connecting through partnerships with operators Globe Telecom (GCash) and Smart Communications (Smart Money) m-wallet schemes.