Mobile Electronic Transactions Standard

To help facilitate the development of m-commerce, a standard industry framework called the Mobile Electronic Transactions Standard (MeT) is under development by a working group that includes Nokia, Ericsson, and Motorola. MeT is an initiative designed to provide a framework for secure mobile transactions and to provide a consistent user experience that is independent of mobile device, service, and network. The idea behind this initiative is to ensure that interoperable mobile transaction solutions are developed around the world, with the goal being that consumers have seamless access to goods and services wherever they may be. An example of how this system is expected to work is shown in Figure 9.2.

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