Archived report. This report was archived in 2004 and has not been updated. Traditional billing and pill payment required quantities of paper and considerable postage costs, not to mention time delays and the requisite filing. Electric bill presentation and payment allows most of these nuisances to be avoided. This presents major cost savings for the vendors, and a large reduction in human error. This report describes the process of EBPP, its development and recent statistics. It also briefly describes lending and financial dealings by electronic means.
2. Internet billing
2.1 Electronic bill presentation and payment (EBPP)
2.2 Key driver for billers: cost saving
2.3 Key driver for users: convenience
2.4 EBPP processes
2.5 Outstanding issues
2.6 Historical billing statistics
2.6.1 Year 2004 statistics
2.6.2 Year 2003 statistics
2.7 Industry initiatives
2.7.1 New competitors
2.7.2 EBPP industry related forums
2.7.3 Microsoft’s Internet billing service
2.7.4 Electronic-only systems
5. Related reports
Table 1 – US bill viewing and paying habits – 2002
Table 2 – Methods of US consumer bill payments – 2002 - 2007
Table 3 – Online Banking Households and Those That Pay Online - 2003
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