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Germans embrace smartphone as form of ID and payment

Monday 17 November 2014 | 13:36 CET | News
Almost one in two Germans (47%) could imagine using their smartphone as a form of identification, according to a recent survey conducted by IT association Bitkom. The survey also showed that 34 percent of smartphone users would be willing to exclusively use their phone to pay. Bitkom has published a manual on the system and potential of the mobile wallet. On 25 November, the association is hosting a congress in Berlin where new solutions for digital payment will be discussed under the slogan "Rethink Banking & Payment".

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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