M-Payments: Will They Ever Be Profitable?

The jury is still out on m-payments - what the winning value proposition(s) is/are, the network solution to be employed, and the target scale and sources of revenue and profit to be achieved. Against this background, Booz & Company hosted a cross industry discussion in London on 12 March 2009, addressing the topic of emerging value propositions and profitability (or lack of) in the m-payments environment.

The summary provides a synopsis of the key discussion areas and insights arising from the meeting. We also provide a perspective of how Booz & Company sees future progress in m-payments.