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Mobile and wireless information systems received considerable interest in research and development communities. As a result, significant advances were made, which will affect the people's life both as users and researchers of mobile and wireless technologies. Wireless technologies provide a new channel for implementation of mobile payments systems. In this paper, the authors discuss mobile wireless technologies characteristics which required to be used by mobile payment systems. A complete comparison between the commonly used technologies like: Bluetooth, Infrared Data Association (IrDA), Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) and Near Field Communications (NFC) according to the most common factors which affect the quality of mobile payment systems is presented.