Authors: H. Joseph Wen, Pruthikrai Mahatanankoon
Addresses: Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Donald L. Harrison College of Business, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, USA. ' School of Information Technology, College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-5150, USA
Abstract: Since mobile phone users have already shown they are ready to pay premiums for wireless voice over fixed line calls, the possibility of location-centric services, accessing m-commerce via the mobile phone sounds like an irresistible proposition. This paper examines the driving forces behind m-commerce and discusses its operation modes and applications for consumers and industries. Results provide company executives with useful insights into m-commerce applications and their commercial potentials.
Keywords: mobile commerce; operation modes; m-commerce applications; mobile phones.
International Journal of Electronic Business, 2004 Vol.2 No.3, pp.301 - 315
Published online: 04 Sep 2004 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article