High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

Innovation, Industry and Institutional Dynamics in Mobile Payments

Marina Yue Zhang and Mark Dodgson

The option for consumers to make payments for services and products via mobile telephones has created a dynamic new industry. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia illustrates how small, entrepreneurial firms in Asia have devised and produced innovations crucial for this industry’s development.

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Marina Yue Zhang and Mark Dodgson

Subjects: asian studies, asian business, asian economics, asian innovation and technology, business and management, asia business, entrepreneurship, international business, economics and finance, asian economics, innovation and technology, asian innovation, innovation policy, technology and ict

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2.5G 3G 3GPP ADSL AMPS ARPU ATM B2B Bluetooth Second-and-a-half Generation mobile communications system Third Generation mobile communications system The Third Generation Partnership Project Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line Advanced Mobile Phone System (one of the first generation mobile networks) Average Revenue Per User Automated Teller Machine Business to Business A standard for short-range wireless communication between computing devices and associated peripherals, including laptop computers, PDAs, mobile phones. Business Operation Support System A technology that enables high-speed Internet access and content delivery. Credit Authorization Terminals Code Division Multiple Access One of the second generation mobile networks, pioneered by US firm Qualcomm and further developed in South Korea. One of the three 3G standards approved by IMT2000. Compact Hypertext Mark-up Language, a subset of HTML 3.0, is used for programming for mobile Internet content. China National Advanced Payment System A card consisting of a memory or microprocessor chip connected to an antenna. The antenna and micro-module are embedded into the plastic card body. The process of concealing the contents of a message from all except those who know the key. Digital Cellular System Digital Data Network xii BOSS Broadband CAT CDMA cdmaOne (IS-95) CDMA2000 cHTML CNAPS Contactless Card Encryption DCS DDN Glossary xiii DSMP Dual Slot EDGE Electronic Cash EMV Chip FSTC GPRS GPS GSM HTML HTTP ICP ICT IMT-2000 IP IPO IrDA IrFM ISDN ISP IT ITU IVR Data Service Management Platform A telephone handset or other mobile device that has two slots for chips. One is for the Subscriber Identification...