O2 has bought out its partners in the Weve mobile commerce consortium and will run the business as a standalone subsidiary.
Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone Group and MTN Group to interconnect their mobile money services.
Vodafone customers in Europe will be able to add bank cards to their Vodafone digital wallets from Q2 2015, after an agreement with Visa and Carta Worldwide.
The GSMA today launched a Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers, outlining a series of common business principles to enable the development of safe and responsible digital financial services.
Vincenzo Scarlato, head of innovation & new products, Vodafone Italy, discusses the situation of mobile payments in Italy, the central platform for banks and telcos to connect with and the significance of Apple Pay for the market.
With a European e-money license under its belt, carrier billing outfit Boku is partnering with three of the UK's leading wireless operators to expand into the fully-regulated mobile payments market.
Vodafone has added a feature to its mobile wallet which lets customers store all of their loyalty cards on their handset.
Having transformed Kenya's financial services industry, mobile money system M-Pesa is coming to Europe, with Romania the first stop.
Today Vodafone and Visa launched the Vodafone Wallet and Visa SmartPass service in the Netherlands, the third European market to see the benefit of the wide-ranging partnership announced by the two companies in 2012.
iBeacon technology which is developed with Apple licence has three components. First, iBeacon emulators placed at the stores.
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