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Worldwide mPOS Markets
OverviewJuniper’s market leading Commerce & Fintech research provides the most comprehensive analysis of the digital commerce market.

Our mPOS (mobile point of sale) research provides an analysis of this highly competitive sector, offering comprehensive market projections and trend analysis. Forecasts include mPOS device numbers in use, shipments, technology forecasts and associated revenue forecasts, both from hardware purchase and transaction fees.

The research service provides a set of comprehensive 5-year forecasts, alongside an in-depth analysis of market trends and opportunities, enabling industry stakeholders to understand the implications of the key drivers and disruptive factors across the mPOS sector.

Key Features

  • Exploration of mPOS use cases and their implications for the hardware requirements of each.
  • Impact assessment of key trends across the mPOS space.
  • Examination and assessment of the currently prevalent mPOS business models, their sustainability and likely evolution in the coming years.
  • Device and transaction forecasts, including attendant revenues projections.

Key Questions

  1. Where are the biggest opportunities in the mPOS market?
  2. What are the prevailing trends in the space and what recent developments have there been?
  3. What business models will be the most competitive in the coming years?
  4. Who are the main players and what are their strategies?
  5. What is the value of the mPOS market, and how much transaction revenue can be derived from it?

Companies Referenced

Absa, Amazon, AnywhereCommerce, Apple, Banamex, Bank of America, Barclaycard, BBPOS, BBVA, Bluetooth SIG, Celtic Bank, Commonwealth Bank Australia, ConCardis, Creditcall, Estel, Etsy, Europay, FlyPOS, Groupon, HP, I Love Velvet, Ingenico, iZettle, MasterCard, Microsoft, Monet, NCR, payleven, PayPal, PCI Standards Security Council, Qiandaibao, Rakuten, Sacombank, Sage, Square, Starbucks, Stripe, SumUp, Thr!ive POS, TouchBistro, United Bank of Africa, Visa, Xuddle, YES Bank, Ziosk.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper’s mPOS forecast suite includes:
  • Installed base of mobile and fixed POS, annual shipments of mPOS and associated hardware revenues.
  • Mobile and fixed POS transaction values, fee rates and associated revenues.
  • Key technology splits across the installed base and shipments, covering transaction technologies:
    • EMV
    • NFC
  • and connectivity technologies:
    • wired
    • wireless
  • Regional data splits for 8 key regions as well as country level splits for:
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • China
    • Germany
    • India
    • Japan
    • UK
    • USA
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 32 tables and over 4,000 data points.
Juniper Research’s highly granular Interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. Interactive Excels greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Research Options

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Worldwide mPOS Markets: Devices, Technologies & Growth Opportunities 2016-2021

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Juniper’s market leading Commerce & Fintech research provides the most comprehensive analysis of the digital commerce market.
Our mPOS device research provides insight across the device value chain, discussing business models, use cases and trends within this rapidly evolving sector, as well as providing a highly detailed forecast suite for key regional and country markets.
The research suite includes:
  1. Key market trends accompanied by an assessment of how technological developments will affect the market.
  2. Examination of the whole mPOS ecosystem, analysing the role of key players in the value chain and mPOS business models.
  3. Benchmark industry forecasts for key metrics, including:
  • The installed base of fixed and mobile terminals and mPOS accessories shipped per annum, split by region, country, connectivity and payment technology.
  • Average selling price for an mPOS hardware accessory ($), associated revenues ($m) and proportion of devices on which hardware revenues are realised (%), split by region and country.
  • Average transaction volumes and value for fixed and mobile POS devices ($), associated revenues ($m) and average transaction charge (%), split by region and country.
  1. Interactive Forecast Excel – highly granular dataset comprising more than 3,500 datapoints, allowing clients to compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables (Interactive XL).

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Analyst support is provided for the following areas:
  • Research related queries
  • Clarifying methodologies, forecast assumptions and forecast outputs
  • Identification of key market trends and opportunities

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Research Details

James Moar
Commerce & Fintech
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, UK, USA

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