Quarter of Europeans ready to pay contactless with wearables - Mastercard

Thursday 22 February 2018 | 12:58 CET | News
A quarter (24%) of Europeans say they would use contactless payment methods over wearables, according to a study from Mastercard. The percentage translates into over 175 million people out of the 742.4 million in mid February. In general, barriers to contactless payments have decreased, with concern falling 24 percent about fraud by the end of 2017, from the year before. The biggest drop in fraud concerns were seen in the Netherlands, down 41 percent, Spain, down 33 percent, and the UK, down 31 percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MasterCard
Countries: Europe
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