finance

Apple credit card is up-and-running

As promised by CEO Tim Cook during the last earnings call, the Apple Card is set to debut this month, with the team already taking applications from consumers.

BoJo’s 2025 fibre promise has no basis in reality

Being ambitious is all well and good, but most would hope the ambitious are living in the world of reality. Unfortunately, with Boris Johnson’s Fibre-to-the-Home objectives, he’s operating in dreamland.

SingTel saw Q4 profit drop by 14%

SingTel reported almost flat revenues and 14% decline in net profit in the quarter ending 31 December 2018, blaming negative influence from its investments in Australia and India.

Orange plans banking profitability by 2023

With many commentators expressing doubt over Orange’s banking venture, it might come as somewhat of a surprise the team are planning to be profitable by 2023.

Alcatel-Lucent partners with Voice Commerce for mpayment services

Financial services group Voice Commerce has struck a deal with Alcatel-Lucent to provide payment and mobile money services to mobile operators based on the vendor’s Mobile Wallet Service (MWS). Voice Commerce operates various financial services covering the provision of payments and e-money services, with a platform the company claims is well suited to mobile service providers in emerging markets.

Orange moves into financial services space

Mobile operator Orange UK and Barclaycard have extended their relationship to introduce a contactless payment system, in the form of a credit card rather than a phone.

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