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May 22, 2015

comparison chart on mobile commerce readiness ecosystem : Canada vs USA

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The above chart  shows  how US and Canada compare  in terms of  readiness of Mobile Commerce Ecosystem as ranked by Mastercard Mobile  Index 

The MasterCard Mobile Payments Readiness Index (MPRI) guide  ranks 34 nations by their   mobile economy readiness index,  which is based on a  Mastercard survey  shows    a countries  preparedness and receptivity  towards moving to a complete mobile economy which includes ( mobile commerce,mobile transactions and mobile payments .

The scale runs from zero to 100,with 100 representing complete replacement of plastic cards by mobile devices, an unlikely scenario. However all nations are ranked based on  6 metrics outlined in the above chart 


However In MasterCard's judgment, the point of inflection—the stage at which mobile devices account for an appreciable share of the payments mix—is a Mobile Readiness score of 60. US ranks 42 and  canada ranks 42.5 out of 60