Even though a significant number of consumers have heard of mobile person-to-person payments, current use of this technology remains limited, a new report found.

Four out of 10 households that have Internet access have heard of P-to-P payments, according to the survey, called "A New Perspective on Consumer Payment Habits" by Synergistics. Awareness is the highest, at 54%, for people between the ages of 18 to 34. Still, about 30% of those who are 50 or older are aware of the service, Synergistics said Thursday.

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