January 31, 2012 — MAVERICK CHINA RESEARCH is pleased to announce the publication of its latest market research report, Mobile Payment in China: 2011-2012 Edition. The report provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview available on China’s mobile payment sector today. It is the fifth installment in Maverick China’s flagship m-payment report series, started in 2006.
2011 marked a turning point in China’s mobile payment industry, highlighted by government licensing for “non-financial institutions”, a group that includes many of China’s leading third-party payment providers, as well as new m-payment specialists, provincial payment processors, telecom operators, and payment-related software and equipment providers. Mobile Payment in China 2011-2012 Edition profiles all key companies to have received m-payment licenses, including China UnionPay, Alipay, Tenpay, and 99Bill.