Mobile Commerce

Mobile Commerce

J. Wang (University of Bradford, UK)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-002-8.ch075
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The rapid development and deployment in wireless networks and mobile telecommunication systems are leading to a phenomenal growth of innovative and intelligent mobile applications generally referred to as mobile commerce (m-commerce). Mobile devices like the mobile phone become a necessity for everyone. M-commerce makes networks more productive by seamlessly bringing together voice, data communication, and multimedia services. There is an increasing demand in mobile applications or m-commerce. The objective of this short article is to discuss the reasons for the growth of m-commerce. First, variety of wireless and mobile telecommunication technologies will be reviewed. Second, the evolution of m-commerce application architecture will be studied. Third, we will examine the landscape of m-commerce. Finally, we conclude the article.

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