Tag Archives: mobile payment

T-Mobile Stores Begin Receiving ISIS-Ready SIM Cards As Mobile Payment Services Readies For Nationwide Launch

As news broke in late July that the ISIS mobile payment system was finally ready to go nationwide later this year, it was only time before T-Mobile stores started to ramp up as well. As one of the three national carriers supporting the Google Wallet competitor, T-Mobile stores in the Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas areas began receiving this SIM cards last year. However, after a series of delays ISIS … [read full article]

ISIS Mobile Payment System Finally Said To Go Nationwide Later This Year

ISIS, the mobile payment system back by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile said yesterday it would expand its (very delayed) payment system nationwide later this year. ISIS allows consumers to make payments by waving their phones at a check-out terminal in lieu of a credit card. ISIS uses NFC technology that will allow to redeem coupons and use loyalty “with a tap of their smartphone.” ISIS originally was set to launch in the first … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Twitter Account Explains Why Carrier Won’t Support Google Wallet

Over the last year or so there has been plenty of frustration directed at the carriers, some of whom are clearly stonewalling support for Google’s Wallet app. While T-Mobile has long stonewalled support for Google’s Wallet service, they’ve never really come out and said it’s directly because of their support for Project ISIS…until now. All it took was a simple tweet from a customer to the main @tmobile[read full article]

T-Mobile Readies SIM Card Release For ISIS Mobile Wallet System

With the announcement yesterday that the mobile payment program ISIS has been pushed back into October, T-Mobile is still continuing to make preparations for the platform launch in both Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah. ISIS head of marketing, Jaymee Johnson declined to comment about why the project had been delayed for the second time this year. Johnson did however state that the project had made continued progress. “We are wrapping … [read full article]

T-Mobile Joins With Other National Carriers To Form Mobile Payments Committee

The use of mobile payments in the “real world” still seems a long way off, but a newly formed group calling itself the Mobile Payments Committee hopes to make some real progress in the field. The group includes all four major US carriers — AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, along with Google, ISIS, PayPal, Verifone and Intuit. Electronic Transactions Association CEO Jason Oxman announced the formation of the group saying: “There are a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Wants To Help Small Business “Get Paid Fast,” Brings Square Credit Card Reader To Retail Stores

T-Mobile continues to throw some weight behind the mobile payment movement, as they have become the first wireless carrier to offer Square credit card readers at a number of their retail outlets. This isn’t the first instance of T-Mobile utilizing the Square payment reader as a tool to lure in small business customers as they began offering Square readers to small business users with upgrades back in December. T-Mobile’s new Square campaign … [read full article]

T-Mobile Offering Square Payment Readers With 4G Smartphone Upgrades?

Here’s one we didn’t see coming…T-Mobile is unveiling a promotion this week by partnering up with mobile payment operator, Square. T-Mobile is offering its business users an upgrade plan allowing them to buy a 4G smartphone and select unlimited talk, text and data for $69.99 with a two-year contract. Along with the purchase of the smartphone and selection of the rate plan, T-Mobile is including a free Square mobile payment credit card reader … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce NFC Mobile Payment System In 2011

Deutsche Telekom, our T-Mobile mothership announced out of Mobile World Congress today plans to roll out a mobile payment system using NFC technology in 2011-2012. Following up on its joint venture with Verizon and AT&T announced last November, T-Mobile will use ISIS mobile payment systems in a number of devices later this year and into next year. While this announcement in and of itself is interesting, what was even … [read full article]