Three Ireland and Switzerland’s Sunrise have signed up DOCOMO Digital to provide carrier billing services.
Vodafone’s mobile money transfer service M-Pesa has reached the 25 million active customer milestone after encouraging growth in the past year.
Orange and Groupama have finalised a deal that will see a mobile banking service launch in France, Spain and Belgium.
MVNO Lycamobile has launched three new services as it bids to become what its Chairman described as a “full service multimedia platform”.
Swisscom has teamed up with DOCOMO Digital to offer retailers of physical goods and services a direct carrier billing payment option for consumers.
NTT DOCOMO is the latest telco trying to crack the m-payments space with a new approach that aims to give operators a central role.
Vimpelcom’s new Chief Digital Officer is determined to overhaul the embattled operator and says customers will perceive it as a technology company in the next few years.
Laurent Paillassot admitted he was tired as we sat down at the end of another gruelling Mobile World Congress, but he is confident Orange’s adventure into banking will energise the company’s business moving forward.
Three is to deploy network-based ad blocking technology across its operations after a successful trial with Shine Technologies.
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.
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