Category: Mobile commerce


The Telecoms.com Podcast: Apple, Huawei and Europe

The core crew are back together and they kick off by discussing a recent Apple launch event in which the gadget giant announced a move into original content, financial services and news aggregation. The inevitable topic of Huawei followed and they concluded with a look at some other bits of news coming from Europe, including the dreaded ‘B’ word.

RCS is here to stay and doing well

RCS has been touted as a saviour when the SMS value has been destroyed by OTT messaging services, but without much success, but it may finally have find its moment.

Comviva’s Mobiquity Money Crosses 100 Million Mobile Money Customers

Comviva’s flagship mobile money product, mobiquity(R) Money, has crossed the 100 million registered customers mark across 60 deployments in 45 countries. Moreover, the product processes 3.6 billion mobile money transactions, valuing over $60 billion annually. In celebration of completing a decade of mobiquity(R) Money, the company unveiled a coffee table book chronicling the role the product has played in empowering customers and societies globally. The book provides a selection of human interest stories from mobile money deployments in Asia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America.

The Telecoms,com Podcast: The man in the street

Iain called a sickie this week so we drafted in Trystan, otherwise known as the man in the street, to give us a different perspective on all the stuff we bang on about. Jamie kicks things off with a look at increasing calls for transparency and what this says about the breakdown of trust, but they soon go off on a general social media tangent. Scott eventually moves things along to the US/China tensions and what this might mean for big US chip players, but slips in an Orange content tangent. They conclude with a quick trip to Amazon Go, which is using mobile technology to make the retail cashier redundant.