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Banking on the future of online billing

The trend toward online bill payments receives a major player in Bank of America as traditional institutions square off against Internet upstarts.

 

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The trend toward online bill payments receives a major player in Bank of America as traditional institutions square off against Internet upstarts.

"Banks have a significant role in presenting bills--they want to maintain control over transactions."

-Erica Rugullies, an e-commerce analyst with Giga Information

 


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