By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–Mobile payments are mainly used for paying restaurant bills and vouchers, and for transportation fees in Taiwan, according to a survey released by Taipei-based IT research institute MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute) on Monday.
According to the survey, 76.4 percent of those surveyed have used mobile payment to pay for dinning, while 33.2 percent of them have used the systems for paying transportation fees, parking fees, and gas expenses.
Goods and Services Purchased at Brick-and-mortar Stores Using Mobile Payment Services
.Note: Sample size: 1,059 (male vs. female = 529: 530)
Less than 20 percent of the surveyed have used mobile payment on any of the four categories–clothing, entertainment, daily living, and medical care, according to the survey. [FULL STORY]