Isis, the mobile payments joint venture formed by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile has launched its pilot in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City.
Bluebird, the new prepaid card product being rolled out by Walmart and American Express, will provide banks and credit unions with additional competition in transaction accounts and technology.
Walmart advanced further into the financial services arena last week with a new product it will offer in conjunction with American Express.
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Filene researcher does see increased competition from Amex/Walmart offering, while Latino Community CU, Consumers Union say full-service still needed.
CFPB mum on new Walmart/Amex offering, while card rater considers it a top-tier new product.
New banking alternative lacks deposit coverage insurance; impact uncertain.
Bluebird service will be available at 4,000 Walmart stores and online.
CFPB, FDIC, Utah regulators say card company misled, discriminated.
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