Paytm’s App Based Marketplace Brings The Concept Of ‘Bargaining’ Online

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Paytm, a primarily Payment Processing Company, has evolved its Mobile Based Marketplace that offers high level of interactivity between the Buyers and Sellers.With an intention to enhance Buyer–Seller dialogue in the hopes of closing a sale quickly and amicably, Paytm’s Mobile–only platform (mCommerce) has evolved with the function to chat and actually ‘Strike A Deal’. In other words, the...
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One97 Integrates mCommerce Into PayTM

One97 Communications Ltd, a mobile internet company has launched an exclusive mobile-only commerce site via its PayTM App.Noida based One97, which already owns & operates payment processing application PayTM, will now add online shopping for products & merchandise via the same application. The Mobile Only extension or mCommerce endeavor will go live at the end of this month & will feature...
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Vodafone To Extend M-Pesa Across India In This Year

Mobile service provider Vodafone is getting ready to have a nation-wide launch of its mobile wallet service M-Pesa.After almost 2 years, telecom service provider Vodafone India is gearing up to launch its mobile payment solution M-Pesa across India. Having launched M-Pesa in association with banking solutions provider ICICI Bank way back in 2012, the service has been continually expanded to cover...
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US Based Boku Becomes India’s Largest Carrier Billing Platform After Acquiring Qubecell

Qubecell, a prominent Indian company offering online billing aggregation services has been acquired by San Francisco based mobile payments company Boku. With this acquisition, US Based Boku has become India’s largest carrier billing provider.India’s carrier billing industry is still very much in its infancy. Though there have been multiple attempts in the past to offer such services, the adoption...
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Mobile Money Ids Grow Gradually, But Transactions Appear Healthy: NPCI Report

Mobile based transactions appear to be taking place in large numbers, but the population executing these transactions still appears low, indicated a recent report by National Payments Council of India (NPCI).The Interbank Mobile Payment Service (IMPS) saw a growth of 19.01% in the total number of transactions taking place between September and October 2013. However, there was only a 1.14% increase...
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Maharashtra Ranks Numero Uno For Online Shopping On Flipkart

Flipkart which recently received US$ 160 Million in funding from a new set of investors, has disclosed some insights about its sales chart in the country. According to the popular e-commerce portal, the state of Maharashtra secured the No.1 spot in terms of online shopping in India. Flipkart revealed that it has more than one crore registered users and sees over 10 lakh daily visitors. The online...
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Happay Is Here To Make Mobile P2P Payments Simple

We, here in India, are in a transition phase between physical and digital payments. Although e-commerce might have gotten the rising middle class to start paying for stuff online, many of our transactions still depend on physical cash. We are very far away from a complete digital payment solution which works throughout the country. There are however, certain situations where we could digitally pay...
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Latest TNS Mobile Life Report Throws Light On Showrooming And How Mobile Could Help Solve It

The latest Mobile Life report by TNS Global has focused on an interesting aspect of user behaviour in the real world – Showrooming. The term describes the behavior of people who go into stores to test/check out products physically before buying them somewhere else. This behavior threatens physical shops and showrooms as consumers use them but do not generate sales. The report looked at how a...
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Homeshop18 Launches Mobile App For iOS And Android

Homeshop18, one of the e-commerce biggies in the country, has announced the availability its mobile app on the iOS and Android platforms. The app called HS18 on both the app stores is really light at 0.90 MB.  We checked out the phone on Android and were pretty impressed with it.The app has multiple other functionalities.  You can shop now on your smartphone and also watch the Homeshop18 channel...
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Homeshop18 Launches Virtual Shopping Experience At New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport

Homeshop18 has now introduced India’s first virtual mobile aided shopping experience at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport. The e-commerce company has set up a virtual wall at Terminal 3 on the domestic side of the airport.The virtual wall shows a whole range of premium products like electronics, clothing & accessories and more. Passengers who have time to kill at the terminal can quickly...
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