micropayment


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micropayment

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌpeɪmənt)
n
(Telecommunications) a system whereby a user pays a small fee to access a specific area of a website
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A Wisconsin-based firm said on Wednesday it has started the "first intelligent, secure micropayment gateway for digital media," which allows consumers to purchase individual digital media items for pennies, as opposed to a subscription-based access, a price point that can be a deterrent to purchases.
Breaking out content for micropayment in cryptocurrencies, instead of erecting high-dollar-threshold "paywalls" that few people are willing to climb, since it will likely be the logical next step in their economic recovery plans.
A micropayment system is an electronic payment system aimed at providing low-value and high-volume transactions.
New features such as prepaid, online and contactless solutions will accelerate micropayment evolution
Dragonpay brings micropayment processing to mainstream e-commerce through its online payment services.
jp, the first micropayment stock photography web site, and a new search engine, and in September, the company launched Comstock Complete, a new paid subscription service offering over 10,000 royalty-free images.
There has been recent confusion about the micropayment approach Bill Gates outlined that is important to clarify.
But Moises Goldman, COO of micropayment software provider VoiceCue, sees a future where anybody with a credit card can pay for gasoline, electricity; minutes--anything that can be metered--using a cellular phone.
The basic idea behind micropayment systems are that consumers pay a small amount of money for each item of content downloaded.
Trouble is, micropayment systems also have to deal with a lot of nasty and expensive customer service problems.
one of only a few contenders in the Internet micropayment technology game.
Extending micropayment capabilities to over 44 countries