ISIS ready to roll out…like, next week.

isis ready to launch

ISIS, the delayed mobile payment service from Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile is set to launch in a limited trial in Salt Lake City and Austin next week (Oct 22nd)

Lastw eek we told you that the delay wouldn't harm it's prospects

It can be downlaoded from here

Here's it is in action at sxsw:

 

The news wires were a'buzzing about this today, here's a selection:

Isis Mobile Payments Set For Oct. 22 Launch in Salt Lake City, Austin

Wired

The mobile-payment system Isis, an aspiring rival to Google Wallet, has a launch date once again, and it’s coming up quick — Monday, Oct. 22. Back in May, the plan was for Isis — a joint venture between Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile — to launch during the

Carriers to Debut Mobile-Payments Service Isis Next Week

Wall Street Journal

By ANDREW R. JOHNSON. A mobile-payments service developed by wireless carriers will go live Monday in two test markets after being delayed last month. Isis will allow consumers to make purchases by tapping smartphones equipped with a special

Isis, yet another mobile-payment outfit, to launch trials Oct. 22

CNET

Isis, yet another mobile-payment outfit, to launch trials Oct. 22. The venture, a partnership between Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile, said as many as 20 compatible handsets would be in the market by the end of the year. Roger Cheng. by Roger Cheng

 

What do you think? Is this a serious competitor to Google wallet (and hey, who knows, Passbook?)

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