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Three out of ten Germans are open to payments via smartphone

Monday 8 June 2015 | 13:54 CET | News
Some 29 percent of Germans, or approximately 20 million people, are open to the idea of paying with their smartphone, according to a survey by IT association Bitkom. It found 22 percent would consider using the NFC method, whereas 7 percent have already done so. Among respondents between the ages of 14 and 29, 27 percent consider using their smartphone to pay. There are currently about 60,000 sites where contactless payments via NFC is possible; this is equivalent to 8 percent of all check-outs.

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Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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