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Mar 16, 2017

What to Expect from Trump's FCC under Chairman Ajit Pai

(Part 1)

Allison D. Rule

In a move predicted by industry insiders, President Trump appointed Ajit Pai as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) in the early days of his presidency.

Mar 16, 2017

What to Expect from Trump's FCC under Chairman Ajit Pai

(Part 3 - Priorities)

Alex I. Schneider

In the midst of a bumpy week for the Trump administration, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai met with and received President Trump’s re-nomination for a second five-year term at the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”).

Mar 16, 2017

What to Expect from Trump's FCC under Chairman Ajit Pai

(Part 2 - Enforcement)

Allison D. Rule

This three-part series builds on the predictions made by Jonathan Marashlian in his December 9, 2016 article titled 9 Areas of Communications Law Policy Destined for Material Changes under Trump's FCC.

Jan 27, 2017

Going Global

Make Way for the Workforce Revolution

Dan Banu

With a rapidly evolving marketplace and a changing economic climate, it’s time organizations take the plunge and embrace a global workforce. Global is the new local.

Aug 19, 2016

tppEXPO 2016 Conference Overview:

Getting Ready for the Future of Prepaid Wireless and Services

Ben Jackson

Seeing into the future was the goal of this year’s Prepaid Press Expo. Speakers covered topics that showed where the prepaid wireless industry is today, where it is going in the future, and how companies can be prepared for the future that is coming.

Jun 28, 2016

Today's Mobile Wallet

Michel Poignant

People are confusing what a mobile wallet is and have now assigned the meaning to a mobile wallet to be the used to store a card and pay a merchant. What we define as a real need for the consumer is to have a stored value account that can be managed exclusively from your phone or from a phone and offering all of the services that customer like the unbaked do not have access to today.

Jan 21, 2016

Gift Card Channels Innovate

InComm Teams Up with eBay

Arlene Hauben

Consumers have gotten used to picking out gift cards from racks in supermarkets, drug stores, department stores, and convenience stores. They purchase gift cards through the internet, by accessing favorite retail websites, such as Starbucks or Home Depot, and by shopping on general purchase gift card sites.

Dec 09, 2015

The Brave, New Mobile World

How Consumers and Retailers Can Benefit

Ed McKinley

Shoppers and retailers alike can take advantage of technology that’s revolutionizing closed-loop prepaid cards and mobile payments, according to speakers at a strategy session presented online by Mercator Advisory Group and CashStar.

Dec 02, 2015

Gifting Trends at Holiday Time

Digital Gift Cards Fastest Growing Segment

Arlene Hauben

For the ninth straight year, consumers place gift cards at the top of their list of the most requested items during the holiday season, according to National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual Holiday Spending Survey. The survey predicts that digital buying and browsing will take up more than half of consumers’ time spent shopping – underscoring the importance for brands to get the digital gifting experience right in order to have a successful holiday season.

Nov 24, 2015

Kiosks Deployed to Provide Prepaid Products

Reliable Platforms Can Generate Revenue

Arlene Hauben

Self-serve kiosks can be powerful tools for the “convenience markets” and for the prepaid market, specifically the unbanked and underserved, who make up about 28.3 percent of all households, according to federal studies.

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