Welcome!

AJAX & REA Authors: Scott Hirsch, David H Deans, Carmen Gonzalez, Pat Romanski, Aria Blog

News Feed Item

Mobile Payments, E-Money and Mobile Credit in Japan



 

 

 

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Mobile Payments, E-Money and Mobile Credit in Japan

https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2200960/Mobile-Payments-E-Money-and-Mobile-Credit-in-Japan.html

Electronic money (e-money) and mobile payments started in Japan 1999 - about 10 years ago, and are growing exponentially. Both mobile payments and e-money are substantial parts of Japan's economy today, and a substantial part of payment transactions and money in circulation are e-money including mobile phone based e-money.

This report includes a large number of statistics and usage data and projections out for growth expected for the next years. The report explains case studies and business models, which are successful in Japan and which can also be applied to other markets elsewhere in the world. The present report gives a comprehensive overview of the variety of mobile payment services in operation in Japan, explains in detail how several proven mobile payment systems work, and explains the trends for mobile payments, transactions and mobile credit. The report describes the fundamental shift of paradigm occuring in the wireless communication industry and driven from Japan. This report includes descriptions of the newest electronic money systems, including SUICA, PASMO, Nanaco, VISA-Touch, WAON and more.
Executive Summary: Mobile Payment and keitai credit - disruptive innovation

Mobile payments and keitai credit

Market dynamics
The competitive landscape for e-money, mobile payments, and keitai credit in Japan (chart)
Prepaid ecash
Postpaid keitai credit
Wallet phones create a new layer in the credit business landscape (incl chart)
Mobile payments and keitai credit as disruptive innovation

Mobile payments as aew business models for the mobile communications industry

Why are new business models needed for mobile communications?
DoCoMo's invstment in credit card companies: building new business models

DoCoMos investment in credit card companies
Credit card payments are a much bigger market than mobile communications (graphic comparing Japans mobile communications market with Japans credit card payment market since 1990 with projection to 2010)
Japans credit card payment and cash advance market (pie chart showing market shares of credit card companies)
DoCoMos investment in credit card companies: implications
Overview of DoCoMos recent strategic investments beyond the wireless communications field
DoCoMo's new iD credit brand

Overview
iD - trends and significance
iD POS terminal including usage estimations
POS terminal for iD
ATM in convenience store with iD and Edy/Felica terminal
Felia reader for bank ATM
DoCoMo's strategy

iD - strategy
DCMX Credit Card brand

Overview
branding strategy and introduction campaign
trends and risks
DCMX on the i-mode menu
KDDI The Card

Overview
KDDI The Card and Quicpay
KDDI money program
SoftBank Card

Overview
QuicPay and the mobile payment promotion forum

QuicPay Overview
The mobile payment promotion forum: overview, purpose and history, list of stearing committee member companies, list of founding members, list of companies
considering to join
QuicPay prototype (2004)
QuicPay demonstration (2005) purchasing music online
QuicPay market introduction campaign and marketing message
SmartPlus and Visa-Touch

SmartPlus Overview
Visa Touch Overview and usage numbers
e-money in Japan

Japan's major e-cash systems
Why electronic cash?
National introduction of ecash
Ecash is private business in Japan
Requirements for electronic cash
Legal situation and legal basis of ecash in Japan
Ecash replacing coins in Japan, overview of coin circulation in Japan
EDY Electronic Cash

What does the name Edy mean?
Edy overview
Edy timeline and history
Edy in FeliCa wallet phones: demonstration of basic functions - checking the balance, paying
Cash register (POS) with Edy reader/writer
Edy charger: loading cash into Edy
Usage statistics: number of Edy cards issued (2001-2005, with projection to 2010)
Usage statistics: number of Edy transactions per month (2001-2005, with projection to 2010)
Usage statistics: number of Edy transactions per card and per month (2001-2005, with projection to 2010)
Rakuten Edy KK (formerly BitWallet KK)

Company outline
Shareholders and equity ratios
Electronic cash at retailers - Seven-Eleven: Nanaco

Outline
JAVA application version for mobile phones and mobile payment
main menu of electronic money JAVA application
Comparing card and mobile phone version for electronic money
Marketing message at introduction
POS
Customer relationship management (CRM)
Nanaco: main characteristics
Electronic cash at retailers - Aeon Group: WAON

Outline
Marketing WAON
Kids' WAON
Why does AEON issue WAON
Tokyo-Mitsubishi mobile banking and link to Edy

Mobile banking and transactions
Tokyo-Mitsubishi mobile banking, with demonstrations of content and basic functionalities and user experience
Edy and mobile banking, with demonstrations of content and basic functionalities and user experience: transfering cash from the bank account to Edy on the mobile phone
Edy and mobile banking: viewing the transaction record (user experience)
Mobile consumer banking and ecash
i-Mode and mobile FeliCa wallet phone examples

AM/PM convenience stores
Payment with Edy and wallet phone at the point of sale (POS)
Customer relationship management with FeliCa wallet phones
Customer Club experience via FelIca wallet phone (mobile CRM)
Ticket Pia
Electronic mobile event tickets
Edy and mobile Felica wallet phone partner: All Nippon Airlines ANA

Customer relationship management (CRM) and mileage club for Edy and wallet phones
JAL - Japan Airlines
FeliCa and Mifare

Overview and system description
Felica chip and NFC antenna
Felica and Mifare (example: London's Oyster card)
SONY and NXP joint venture
FeliCa Wallet phones: What are wallet phones and why

How many wallet phones are there in Japan? (graphics for DoCoMo wallet phones, and all operators, data for 2004-2007 with projection to 2011)
Wallet phone system overview
Overview
Example: P506iC (introduced on July 10, 2004)
i-Mode Felica transaction partners
Why wallet phones, what are wallet phones
DoCoMo i-Mode Felica wallet phone description
Schematic overview of the i-Mode Felica System
Why wallet phone
Trends of mobile communications, phases of development
Mobile phone - stages of development
Implications for the mobile carrier
Business models and the FeliCa/mobile FeliCa ecosystem

Overview
Business models and the FeliCa/mobile FeliCa ecosystem
Graphical view of the ecosystem, including a schematic presentation of revenues for DoCoMo and the key players
Japan's mobile internet as a platform for mobile payments

Mobile payments today in Japan
The i-Mode Ecosystem
Mobile internet penetrates Japan (graphics showing mobile internet subscriber numbers for 1999-2005)
Todays 3G i-Mode in a nutshell: users pay for content
M-commerce, mobile payments and mobile transactions

Japans mobile internet supports a range of m-commerce and m-transactions
Mobile mail order, e-commerce and m-commerce (market size estimations: 1998-2010)
Payment for mobile content: mobile music

Overview of mobile music market
Mail order via mobile internet: Online purchasing, mobile shopping malls

Online purchases by mobile phone
Examples of most effective mobile commerce
Commerce features unique to mobile phones
M-commerce: shopping by mobile phone
Examples of mobile phone online bookstores
Examples of mobile phone online music stores
Mobile shopping mall
Event tickets by mobile phone, example of leading mobile store
Selling flowers by mobil phone
Mobile auctions

Overview
AU auctions via mobile phone
AU auctions
DoCoMos Auction strategy: strategic investment in online and mobile auctions

Overview
KDDI/AU's mcommerce initiatives

Overview
AU shopping and auction menu
AU shopping
Au auctions via mobile phone
AU records and EZ music store
AU style
Phones as train tickets: SUICA

Overview
Mobile SUICA
SUICA users: (graphics for 2001-2007 with projections to 2008,
number of SUICA cards, number of monthly train passes vs prepaid fare cards, number of combined SUICA and credit cards)
SUICA as ecash in competition to Edy
Reserving and paying with mobile phone for train travel: example - ExpressCard

Overview of the ExpressCard
Table of key data, market size, usage characteristics, and sales volume estimation
ExpressCard mobile selling system description
Seat reservation and purchase via PC internet site
Seat reservation and purchase via mobile phone, screen image of top menu
Mobile reservation, and purchase site, login screen image and description
Researvation and purchase sequence, screen images
Paper ticket issue of tickets purchased by mobile phone
Estimation of market size
Comparing mobile transport payment in London and Tokyo: why does it take Transport for London at least 10 years to reinvent the mobile payment wheel?

Comparing Oyster and Suica
Reserving and paying with mobile phone for train travel: example - Odakyu romance car club

Overview of the Odakyu romance car club
Mobile reservation, and purchase site, login screen image and description
Researvation and purchase sequence, screen images
Summary
PASMO

Overview: PASMO
Marketing
Bar codes and QR codes to pay bills

QR codes for paying bills at a convenience store
Paying bills by mobile phone
Mobile bill paying system
DoCoMo coin

Overview of DoCoMo coin system
Summary: Mobile payment, e-money and keitai credit



Read the full report:
Mobile Payments, E-Money and Mobile Credit in Japan

https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2200960/Mobile-Payments-E-Money-and-Mobile-Credit-in-Japan.html

For more information:
Sarah Smith
Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 208 816 85 48
Website: www.reportbuyer.com

 

SOURCE ReportBuyer

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@CloudExpo Stories
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Ashar Baig, Research ...
In her General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing, at Verizon Enterprise, will focus on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models for Oracle development and testing environments. Anne Plese is a marketing and technology enthusiast/realist with over 19+ years in high tech. At Verizon Enterprise, she focuses on driving growth for the Verizon Cloud pla...
StackIQ offers a comprehensive software suite that automates the deployment, provisioning, and management of Big Infrastructure. With StackIQ’s software, you can spin up fully configured big data clusters, quickly and consistently — from bare-metal up to the applications layer — and manage them efficiently. Our software’s modular architecture allows customers to integrate nearly any application with the StackIQ software stack.
As Platform as a Service (PaaS) matures as a category, developers should have the ability to use the programming language of their choice to build applications and have access to a wide array of services. Bluemix is IBM's open cloud development platform that enables users to easily build cloud-based, creative mobile and web applications without having to spend large amounts of time and resources on configuring infrastructure and multiple software licenses. In this track, you will learn about the...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, will discuss how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money! Speaker Bio: ...
Compute virtualization has been transformational, yet security policy implementation and enforcement has lagged behind in agility and automation. There are a number of key considerations when implementing policy in private and hybrid clouds. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Holland Barry, VP of Technology at Catbird, will discuss the impact of this new paradigm and what organizations can do today to safely move to software-defined network and compute architectures, including: How normal ope...
Samsung VP Jacopo Lenzi, who headed the company's recent SmartThings acquisition under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovaction Center (OIC), answered a few questions we had about the deal. This interview was in conjunction with our interview with SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson. IoT Journal: SmartThings was developed in an open, standards-agnostic platform, and will now be part of Samsung's Open Innovation Center. Can you elaborate on your commitment to keep the platform open? Jacopo Lenzi: S...
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic • Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff hap...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SOA Software, an API management leader, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SOA Software is a leading provider of API Management and SOA Governance products that equip business to deliver APIs and SOA together to drive their company to meet its business strategy quickly and effectively. SOA Software’s technology helps businesses to accel...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Utimaco will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high value data assets. Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) as a customiz...
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
SYS-CON Events announced today that ElasticBox is holding a Hackathon at DevOps Summit, November 6 from 12 pm -4 pm at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. You can enter as an individual or team of up to 10 developers. A New Star Is Born Every Month! All completed ElasticBoxes will then be sent to a judging panel - 12 winners will be featured on the ElasticBox website in 2015. All entrants will receive five full enterprise licenses for one year + ElasticBox headphones + Elasti...
Once the decision has been made to move part or all of a workload to the cloud, a methodology for selecting that workload needs to be established. How do you move to the cloud? What does the discovery, assessment and planning look like? What workloads make sense? Which cloud model makes sense for each workload? What are the considerations for how to select the right cloud model? And how does that fit in with the overall IT tranformation? In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, John Hatem, head of V...
Cloud services are the newest tool in the arsenal of IT products in the market today. These cloud services integrate process and tools. In order to use these products effectively, organizations must have a good understanding of themselves and their business requirements. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Brian Lewis, Principal Architect at Verizon Cloud, will outline key areas of organizational focus, and how to formalize an actionable plan when migrating applications and internal services to...
SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP, will discuss how SAP and partners provide cloud and hybrid cloud solutions as well as real-time Big Data offerings that help companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP launched an application challenge to award the most innovative SAP HANA and SAP ...
Ixia develops amazing products so its customers can connect the world. Ixia helps its customers provide an always-on user experience through fast, secure delivery of dynamic connected technologies and services. Through actionable insights that accelerate and secure application and service delivery, Ixia's customers benefit from faster time to market, optimized application performance and higher-quality deployments.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Calm.io has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of DevOps Summit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Calm.io is a cloud orchestration platform for AWS, vCenter, OpenStack, or bare metal, that runs your CL tools puppet, Chef, shell, git, Jenkins, nagios, and will soon support New Relic and Docker. It can run hosted, or on premise and provides VM automation / expiry, self-service portals,...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, VMware, HootSuite and many others choose Aria to power their recurring revenue bu...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce t...
Blue Box has closed a $10 million Series B financing. The round was led by a strategic investor and included participation from prior investors including Voyager Capital and Founders Collective, as well as the Blue Box executive team. This round follows a $4.3 million Series A closed in December of 2012 and led by Voyager Capital. In May of this year, the company announced general availability of its private cloud as a service offering, Blue Box Cloud. Since that release, the company has dem...