Isis has inked deals with merchants ahead of mobile payments launch

Isis, the mobile payments joint venture  from Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ), AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) and T-Mobile USA, has inked deals with merchants, though the company is still not saying which ones or when the service will launch. "We do have signed merchants at this point," Jim Stapleton, the head of sales and account management at Isis, told Digital Transactions News. He said more detailed announcements will be made when the merchants and Isis are ready. The venture appears to be targeting transit systems, quick-service restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, parking providers and other high-traffic merchants. Article