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Saturday, January 13, 2007

Credit card from mobile phone

  • apanese wireless operator Softbank Corp. (9984.T) and credit card issuer Credit Saison (8253.T) plan to team up to issue credit cards linked to customers' mobile phone accounts.
  • Mobile phone customers of Softbank would be able to accumulate points when spending with the credit card, which they can use to pay for mobile music downloads and other mobile phone-related fees.
  • Japanese mobile phone operators have been speeding efforts to add financial services to help retain customers and expand into e-commerce as subscriber growth has slowed and competition has fueled price cuts.

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