Ericsson has helped to launch a mobile money service in Peru as it looks to provide financial services to the 2.1 million unbanked people in the Latin American country.
Orange has announced plans to launch a mobile banking service in France next year, as part of a partnership with insurance company Groupama.
Vodafone has extended its M-Pesa service to Ghana.
Swisscom will establish and operate an eHealth platform for Bern's Insel Gruppe hospitals to allow health practitioners to share patient information, as the Swiss telco also purchased a start-up focusing on services.
Smartphone saturation amongst business executives is nearing 100 percent as enterprises look to e-commerce and mobile payments to drive new ways of working.
By Julien Duvaud-Schelnast, Manager at management consultancy Arthur D. Little
Telenor is prepping new services for its banking venture in Serbia after revealing that it has signed up 100,000 customers.
Telefónica and mobile ID company TeleSign have launched a service that enables customers to inform their bank when they travel overseas, in order to verify payments made abroad.
Senior executives at Telenor have been discussing innovation in a series of videos, titled "Summer of Innovation", that revealed more financial service products are on the way in Europe.
The Asia-Pacific region is set to lead developments in the growing m-payments space over the next few years, according to new research.
Paym, the bank-led m-payments initiative launched in the UK last April, has revealed that 2.6 million people have registered for the service.
Swisscom is to ditch its Tapit service and partner with a bank-led consortium in a bid to retain a foothold in the mobile payments space.
Ericsson has announced a new deal with the largest telecom operator in Taiwan and the latest rollout of its mobile wallet solution across Africa-based MTN Group.
Ericsson will integrate Verifone software into its wallet solution after signing a partnership with the US-based tech company.
O2-owned UK mobile advertising venture Weve has appointed former sales head Nigel Clarkson as its new Managing Director.
Apple’s m-payments service will launch with the backing of several UK banks when it arrives next month, the company revealed at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.
Weve, the former mobile marketing joint venture between EE, O2 and Vodafone, will now operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of O2 after being acquired by Telefónica’s UK business.
Telefónica will offer hotel and flight discounts to customers in Latin America after striking a deal with travel agency Despegar.
BT’s retail arm will supply its e-commerce platform to Jigsaw as the UK clothing retailer looks to improve the shopping experience for online customers.
Telenor’s foray into financial services in Serbia has reached a milestone, with 50,000 current accounts opened in the first six months of operation.
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