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Secure Transactions News

ITU establishes a roadmap for 5G standardization

ITU established the overall roadmap for the development of 5G mobile and defined the term it will apply to it as “IMT-2020”. With the finalization of its work on the “Vision” for 5G systems, ITU has now defined the overall goals, process and timeline for the development of 5G mobile systems. This process is now well underway within ITU, in close collaboration with governments and the global mobile industry.

 

The next step is to establish detailed technical performance requirements for the radio systems to support 5G, taking into account the needs of a wide portfolio of future scenarios and use cases.

China UnionPay exceeds 5 billion cards

The cumulative number of UnionPay cards issued globally has exceeded 5 billion and UnionPay has become Chinese residents' preferred payment brand, Ge Huayong, Chairman of China UnionPay, announced. Moreover, China's UnionPay surpassed Visa to become the world's largest biggest bank card settlement organization in Q1/2015.

 

According to press sources, in Q1/2015, the total transaction volume of UnionPay cards reached CNY 11.8 trillion (EUR 1.7 trillion). That's while the transaction volume of Visa cards during the same period reached US$ 1.75 trillion (EUR 1.6 trillion).

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Smart Insights Report: mHealth revenue to pass the EUR 100 billion bar by 2020

The latest Smart Insights Report: “mHealth: Game Changer for Healthcare,” focuses on mHealth solutions, which include the use of mobile devices to deliver healthcare services. According to Smart Insights research, mHealth revenue will be over EUR 100 million in 2020.