Retail Deals Site Poll Shows UK Doesn’t Like Paying via Mobile Phones

Industry: Retail

Users of leading voucher code site say they don’t trust security levels – prefer paying with cash or cards

Lightwater, Surrey (PRUnderground) August 11th, 2011

Research conducted by the leading money saving website this week reveals that Brits are still not confident enough in the security levels around to totally trust paying for shopping with their mobile phones.

In the poll conducted by the leading voucher codes site, more than 70% of Brits confessed to not trusting their phones as tools for buying shopping. The new survey showed that people are still distrustful of security levels and would rather trust traditional methods like cards and cash.

Doug Scott, managing director of, says: “The results of our survey showed that people are still not confident enough in the technology’s security levels to trust it completely for shopping and paying for goods. The vast majority still prefer to use their tried and trusted cards and cash.”

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