Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 08:31:55 +0200
- Contactless News
ICM Research: Contactless is a growing market, but not quite mainstream yet
With 27 million contactless cards in the UK, usage has increased by 4% points to 12% in the past four months, according to a study by ICM Research.
The study, which was first conducted in November 2012 and repeated last month, finds that of those who have made contactless payments, 9% say they make them every day, compared with 5% last November, while 28% make them most days, up from 12% in November.
While this increased uptake is exciting, ICM states it has not yet reached its tipping point. Security concerns still stand as a major obstacle stopping consumer from using contactless payments. Another major concern about contactless apart from security is availability.
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