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Australia - Mobile Communications - Prepaid Payment Market

Australia - Mobile Communications - Prepaid Payment Market

Prepaid telecommunications products make up a significant proportion of total telecommunication revenues. Total revenue from electronic payment systems in Australia is estimated at about $4 billion. Prepaid mobile voice services are the largest revenue segment, followed by calling-cards, prepaid mobile internet access, music purchases and gift cards, as well as Premium SMS services.

The market is developing rapidly, and the arrival of rechargeable magnetic cards and other systems are major new developments which will impact on the market in coming years. The market in Australia is dominated by epay, with the major banks and mobile operators commanding smaller shares. Australia's mobile network operators expect to increase revenue earned from sales for prepaid mobile internet access and services. Another growth market is the emerging prepaid electronic transport ticketing services.

Key developments:

Includes bank trials of mobile payment systems; market developments to November 2013.

1. Synopsis
2. Introduction
3. Major players in Australia
3.1 Overview and statistics
3.2 epay Australia
3.3 Web-based service providers
3.3.1 Kornerstone International
4. Retail outlets
5. Revenue overview
6. Analysis of the Mobile Payment Market
6.1 Mobile wallets
6.2 Person-to-person payments
6.3 NFC Capable Mobile Wallet Payment Service
6.4 Transactions in your hand
6.5 Card and PIN (scratch cards)
6.6 PIN-based systems
6.7 Rechargeable calling-cards (swipe cards)
6.8 Other recharge models
6.8.1 Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)
6.8.2 Electronic Funds Transfer Point-of-Sale (EFTPOS)
6.8.3 Integration onto POS PC screens
6.8.4 Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and web-based services
7. Commercial contactless mobile payment system in Australia
7.1 Pinless Recharge
8. New markets
8.1 Electronic gift cards (open loop cards)
8.1.1 Visa gift cards (epay Australia)
8.1.2 Blackhawk Network
9. Digital Economy - E-Commerce and M-Commerce Insights (separate report)
10. Related reports
Table 1 Estimated market share electronic mobile payments of total prepaid 2002 - 2013
Table 2 Estimated electronic payment market revenues 2007 - 2013

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