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Payments Council wants to ease mobile payments in UK

Friday 27 May 2011 | 10:40 CET | News
The mobile phone is the number two item people will not leave home without, following wallets and purses, a study by the Payments Council showed. The council said it has launched a collaborative project to make paying by mobile easier. The industry-wide project seeks to help participating banks and building societies deliver mobile payments in the UK. The Payments Council said within as little as a couple of years customers will be able to send money using only their mobile phone: either by using text, an app, or their phone's internet browser. This project focuses on transferring money from

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