Consumers may be misguided in turning to operators for digital services given many telco CEOs question their own digital awareness, two new surveys have found.
Ericsson has revealed five new contract wins with operators as CEO Hans Vestberg said there was a definite shift from physical products to digital services.
Pierre Blanchard is VP of Strategic Sales & Alliances, Global Telecoms Practice, Capgemini.
Strex, the m-payments joint venture between Telenor, TeliaSonera and Tele2, has announced plans to boost its offering with Amdocs’ mobile financial services solution.
The number of smartphones purchased as upgrades will hit a landmark figure this year, while contactless mobile payments will see strong growth.
By Vincent Rousselet, Vice President, Market Insight and Strategy, Amdocs
Ericsson has announced that MTN Group’s Ugandan business is the latest to deploy its Converged Wallet platform.
Japan-based messaging phenomenon Line Corporation is keen to work with operators in Europe as it prepares to launch its services in two key markets next year.
Mobile payments company Boku has partnered with 02, EE and Vodafone to extend its e-money billing service to allow users to charge physical goods to their phone bill.
Telefónica has appointed mobile advertising exec Daniel Rosen to lead and develop its advertising businesses.
Yaap, the joint venture between CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica, has launched a mobile money app in Spain.
Orange has extended its tech accelerator program to Africa and launched new mobile financial services across the continent.
Operators should look favourably on the latest product launches from Apple, at least in the short-term, industry analysts have said.
Ericsson has announced two new wins that feature its wallet solution and a network managed services deal with Hrvatski Telekom.
Deutsche Telekom has signed a partnership with mobile payments company Bango to deliver direct operator billing (DOB) for app store purchases.
European Communications is delighted to announce a new award for the telecoms industry in Europe – the CMO of the Year – which is designed to recognise the growing importance of top marketing executives at operators across the continent.
Orange has launched an e-commerce website for American and Mexican consumers as it looks to build up sales in countries where it has no network.
Two very different industry approaches to capturing the mobile marketing and advertising space were demonstrated this week as Telefónica signed a deal with a specialist software vendor and OTT app Quack launched promising to pay users for messaging.
Swisscom is the first of Switzerland’s three major operators to launch a new m-payments service called Tapit, which has seen cooperation from financial groups.
Tele2 is to provide M2M connectivity to the Vattenfall Group, one of Europe's largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat, after signing a major deal.
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