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The Prepaid Press Expo
Apr 29, 2015

Product Review: CellSmart POS

Arlene Hauben

The cell phone business is growing and more and more “mom and pop stores” are geared to prepaid transactions. Many of these stores are located in busy urban locations where traffic is brisk and transactions must be handled efficiently. This increasing demand for prepaid telecom demands a strong point of sale solution to manage business.

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Apr 22, 2015

Arcades Move to Prepaid

Comeback for Gaming is in the Cards

Arlene Hauben

Arcades are making a comeback as family entertainment centers and barcades, with the help of cashless systems that boost efficiency. A trend is taking place as traditional game arcades merge with restaurants, bars and bowling alleys to attract a younger generation and middle-aged customers who long for the arcade era.

Apr 22, 2015

Five Minutes With Andy Sinha

CEO, Personal Communications Center Inc. (PCC)

Ed McKinley

PCC Wireless, a master agent for T-Mobile, is based in Long Island City, NY, and also operates satellite offices throughout the country. Andy Sinha, CEO, and Gary Gopalani, CFO, started the company more than 20 years ago and still run it today. They’ve also branched out into the hotel business, computer services and online retailing.

The Prepaid Press Expo
Apr 14, 2015

The Choice: Adapt or Die

Shazia Manus

Innovation is so much more than a buzzword. It’s the key to our evolutionary quest for market relevance. Too many leaders, however, struggle to adequately harness this force. Why?

Apr 08, 2015

BLU Juggernaut Continues

Firm Debuts Two Phones

Ed McKinley

BLU Products, a manufacturer of unlocked phones, says it has managed to double its unit sales every year since its founding in 2009. At that rate, the numbers mount up.

Apr 08, 2015

Solving Card Fraud

Chip by Chip

Arlene Hauben

Since 2012, all four of the major card brands, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover, in the US have set a series of readiness deadlines for US issuers, acquirers and processors to be EMV capable. As of October 15, 2015 the liability will shift to acquirers for domestic and cross-border counterfeit fraud card-present POS transactions, if the merchant does not install an EMV-enabled POS device. The liability shift date for gasoline retailers is October 15, 2017.

Apr 01, 2015

Strand Consult Research Notes

Analysis of Prepaid Mobile Traffic Market

John Strand

Strand Consult has been analyzing the prepaid mobile traffic market in a number of countries and across multiple continents for several years. Some of the results are not particularly positive.