Starting in mid-2012, consumers will be able to load their eligible Chase, Capital One and Barclaycard cards into their Isis Mobile Wallet.
SpainIsis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility,
T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, announced that Chase, Capital One and
Barclaycard have entered into agreements with Isis enabling their credit, debit
and prepaid cards to be placed into the Isis Mobile Wallet.
in mid-2012, consumers will be able to load their eligible Chase, Capital One
and Barclaycard cards into their Isis Mobile Wallet and shop at participating
merchants, starting with locations across Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas.
Isis Mobile Wallet is designed to provide consumers with a secure way to pay,
redeem coupons and present loyalty credentials, all with the tap of their
phone. Chase, Capital One and Barclaycard will tailor their cardholder service
experience within the Isis Mobile Wallet to reflect their respective brands and
ensure a secure experience across physical cards and mobile platforms.
July, Isis announced relationships with the top four U.S. payment networks:
Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Isis' relationship with the
four U.S. payment networks provides banks with the ability to enable any major
network payment card and provide consumers with ubiquity and freedom of choice
when deciding which of those cards to load into their Isis Mobile Wallet.
announcement is testament to the vision and commitment of Chase, Capital One
and Barclaycard to make mobile commerce a real and positive experience for
their customers," said Michael Abbott, CEO of Isis. "Mobile commerce
is more than a new way to pay; it's about extending the relationships consumers
enjoy with their banks and merchants into a powerful and convenient new form
week's announcement highlights Isis' inclusive approach, providing the various
stakeholders, including banks, merchants and consumers, with the freedom and
choice necessary to foster the burgeoning mobile payment industry. Isis is
working to build an ecosystem that can provide consumers with a ubiquitous and
user-friendly experience across all participating carriers, phone models,
payment networks, merchants and banks.
mobile wallets may look and smell the same from afar, Isis is setting itself
apart by patiently building an ecosystem of issuer, network and merchant
partners, offering an open platform that leaves partners in control of how they
will communicate with their customers, and leaving the partners in control of
sensitive payment and marketing data transiting over the platform," said
Gwenn Bezard, research director with Aite Group. "Isis' new announcement
sends a clear signal: It is serious about scaling mobile payments."