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Mobile Electronic Commerce & Implementation of a Commerce Server
KTH, Superseded Departments, Teleinformatics. (CCSlab)
1999 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The growth in the number of Internet users the last decade has triggered Internet Electronic Commerce. Millions of dollars are passed around each day over the Internet.  The main part is business to business transactions, but the number of business to customer transactions is increasing rapidly. How could electronic commerce be further improved so that all customers will conduct electronic commerce? Three factors that are necessary for all commercial services to be successful are access, security and trust.

The increase in the use of mobile phones together with advanced GSM technology could open up the doors for electronic commerce - mobile telephony electronic commerce. Each GSM phone today have a Smart Card for identification. Could this smart card be utilised to support electronic commerce and possibly solve electronic commerce's security problems?

The paper will discuss electronic commerce to date, what the problems are and why it has gain the attention it has. A closer look will be paid to the potential and the barriers for mobile telephony electronic commerce and different payment solutions that could be supported. This paper will also describe a system that could solve the problem concerning customer's trust - a third party commerce server. A system that handles and processes payment and transaction requests.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
1999. , 52 p.
National Category
Communication Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-95374OAI: diva2:527982
Educational program
Master of Science in Engineering - Electrical Engineering
1999-04-19, Seminar room "Telegrafen", Isafjordsgatan 22, Kista, 16:30 (English)
Available from: 2012-06-21 Created: 2012-05-23 Last updated: 2013-09-09Bibliographically approved

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