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.
Anne Bouverot has stepped down as Director General of the GSMA, as the industry body announced a new commerce platform for the mobile industry.
Operators are often referred to as oil tankers – big behemoths that take forever to turn around.
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.
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