Developing a Framework for Examining the use of Mobile Transactions in Saudi Arabia: the User's Perspective

Mohammed A., Pam J.
2014 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Both the recent advances in mobile technologies and the high penetration rate of mobile communication services have had a profound impact on our daily lives, and are beginning to offer interesting and advantageous new services. In particular, the mobile transaction (m-transaction) system has emerged, enabling users to pay for physical and digital goods and services using their mobile devices whenever they want, regardless of their location. Although it is anticipated that m-transactions will
more » ... oy a bright future, there is apparently still reluctance among users to accept mobile transactions. Besides analyzing the literature, the authors have conducted five empirical studies to develop a robust comprehensive framework that encompasses the key factors which could affect Saudi users' intentions to use m-transactions. This paper aims to summarize and discuss these studies, show how they have evolved in several stages, aiming to reach a satisfactory level of maturity and finally shed light on interesting results.
doi:10.14569/specialissue.2014.040309 fatcat:ns7unbimbvbtverpjwfn6o4rhi