Context is key to the future success of telcos, speakers at the DigiWorld Future event have said.
The arrival of credit services will be key to driving customer acquisition at Orange Bank, according to the operator's Chief Marketing Officer, who describes the new service as a "once in a decade opportunity".
Orange is to launch its mobile banking service in France on 6 July as it searches to attract two million customers.
Movistar, Orange and Vodafone will all provide direct carrier billing technology to a mobile ticketing app in a deal engineered by DOCOMO Digital.
DOCOMO Digital, the m-commerce platform and consulting business of Japan-based telco NTT, launched at last year’s Mobile World Congress. Its Founder and CEO discusses progress so far
Orange has admitted it needs to speed up customer acquisition at its mobile banking service in Poland, as it prepares to launch a bank in France.
Regulatory authorities in France and Europe have approved Orange’s acquisition of Groupama Banque, which will be renamed Orange Bank in January 2017 and specifically target mobile users.
Orange has established a compliance centre in Africa to back the development of its money services across the continent.
MegaFon hopes its customers will turn their mobile phone accounts into bank accounts as it unveiled a new debit card.
DOCOMO Digital has picked up another contract win as Vodafone UK has signed up to use its carrier billing services.
Corporate strategies must not be developed with a focus on a single segment of the internet value chain, a new study has warned.
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.
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