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A2A and Remittance Services Open the Door for New Competition in the Internet P2P Payments Market

Friday 9 April 2004 09:37 CET | News

E-commerce has created new markets that have triggered the demand for new methods of payment tailored to the unique needs posed by the infrastructure. For example, the Online Auction market emerged as one area that facilitated the use of online person-to-person (P2P) payments.

In addition to addressing emerging needs of new markets, these services created additional transaction volumes and dreive revenues for operators of payment card networks, ACH networks and EFT networks as they typically leverage traditional payment ssyetms. The new Mercator Advisory Group report examines online P2P payment service in the U.S. identifies a list of service providers; explains the service offerings and the processes behind the transactions; provides a positioning map of companies; defines vertical market segments including auction payments, merchant payments, remittance payments and account-to-account money transfers; and, examines pricing models and comparing the cost of transfering money using these services. This report provides: 1) A list of online P2P payment service providers; 2) A positioning map of the companies in the market; 3) Definitions of vertical market segments including auction payments, merchant payments, remittance payments, and account-to-account money transfers; 4) A discussion of the service offerings and the processes behind the transactions; and 5) Pricing models and a comparison of cost of transferring money using these services. This report contains 29 pages and 18 exhibits.


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Categories: Payments & Commerce | Payments General
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