Articles with tag like: Telecom

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Tecnotree launches Spark, a digital wallet for digital service providers

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Feb 2021

Tecnotree, a global provider of business support systems for the telecom industry, has launched a digital wallet, called Tecnotree Spark. 

Tecnotree, Telecom, launch, a digital wallet, Tecnotree Spark, mobile payments, digital payments

DIMOCO notifies German MNOs Telefónica Germany, Telekom and Vodafone as payment agents

News | Mobile Payments | 02 Oct 2020

DIMOCO has announced the notification of the mobile network operators Telefónica Germany, Telekom and Vodafone as payment agents.

DIMOCO, Telefónica Germany, Telekom, Vodafone, carrier billing, payment license, Telecom

Vodacom teams up with China's Alipay in mobile payments push

News | Mobile Payments | 21 Jul 2020

Mobile operator Vodacom has announced it will aggregate different merchants and service providers such as Alipay so that users can do all their business online.

Alipay, China, Vodacom, ecommerce, WeChat, competition commission, Telecom, telco, Asia, APAC

Consortium of investors fund Trustly to support further expansion

News | Payments General | 10 Jun 2020

Trustly, a global online account-to-account (A2A) payments provider, has announced strategic minority investment by a consortium of investors to support further expansion.

ecommerce, financial services, gaming, media, Telecom, online banking payments, Trustly, investment, A2A payments

Facebook invests USD 5.7 bln in Reliance Jio Platforms

News | Payments General | 22 Apr 2020

Digital Onboarding and KYC Report 2020

Facebook has invested USD 5.7 billion in Reliance Jio Platforms, owned by Reliance Industries, the biggest telecom operator in India, according to TechCrunch

Facebook, investment, Reliance Jio, India, Telecom

FICO to support businesses set up new payment schedules

News | Online Payments | 09 Apr 2020

Global analytics software company FICO has created a set of digital scenarios that can help lenders, telecom providers, and others to set up new payment schedules that help customers seeking immediate relief.

FICO, Telecom, lending

Manx Telecom completes blockchain PoC with Minima to show future of payment for telcos

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Mar 2020

Minima, a global decentralised blockchain protocol that runs in full on mobile phones, has completed a successful proof of concept with the Isle of Man based mobile operator, Manx Telecom.

Minima, Manx Telecom, blockchain, PoC, billing, Telecom, partnership, payments, tokens

Zambian telecom collects biometrics data to prevent SIM fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Feb 2020

Government-owned telecom service provider Zamtel (Zambia Telecommunications) has announced it is collecting facial biometric data from its mobile phone customers.

Zambia, Telecom, biometrics collection, SIM fraud, fraud prevention, Zamtel, government, data, mobile fraud, card registration, payments

Telecom company Vodafone bails Libra Association

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2020

Telecom company Vodafone has departed the Libra Association, a spokesperson from Vodafone confirmed to Cointelegraph.

UK, Telecom, Libra Association, cryptocurrency, digital assets, financial inclusion, mobile payments, governance

Reliance Jio introduces UPI-based payments solution into its app

News | Mobile Payments | 21 Jan 2020

India-based telco Reliance Jio has entered into digital payments introducing UPI-based payments solution in its My Jio app.
Fraud Prevention and Online Authentication Report 2019/2020

Reliance Jio, Telecom, UPI, JioMoney

ImageWare, Contactable offer joint identity proofing and authentication solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Dec 2019

ImageWare and its Contactable, an identity-as-a-service provider, have partnered to provide a secure identity proofing and authentication experience to a MNO’s consumers from South Africa.

ImageWare, Telecom, KYC, authentication, identity proofing, Contactable

China: facial recognition, biometric scans introduced for WeChat transfers, SIM cards

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2019

Bloomberg has reported that China-based telecom carriers must check SIM card buyer identity with biometric facial recognition tech.

China, facial recognition, WeChat, transfers, biometrics, SIM cards, identity, Telecom, surveillance, government, iD, security, digital ID, ID cards, money transfers

Huobi forms alliance with China's telecom and finance companies for state-backed blockchain

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Dec 2019

The China-based branch of cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has announced it is one of the first members of the Blockchain Services Network (BSN).

Huobi, China, Telecom, finance, blockchain, alliance, partnership, cryptocurrency, exchange, digital assets

Airtel Money users to make online payments globally with a Mastercard virtual card

News | Cards | 10 Oct 2019

Airtel Africa today announced a partnership with Mastercard, giving over 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users across 14 African countries access to Mastercard’s global network.

Airtel Money, MasterCard, virtual card, online paymnets, mobile money, Telecom

Inwi launches mobile payments services in Morocco

News | Payments General | 06 Sep 2019

Inwi, a Morocco-based telecom operator, has launched mobile payment services to its subscribers in the country. 

Inwi, mobile payments, Telecom, Morocco

Austrian telecom company to trial cryptocurrency payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Aug 2019

A1, a large mobile provider in Austria, could start accepting cryptocurrency for payment at certain store locations, CoinDesk has cited Austrian tech news site Futurezone.

Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar, XRP, cryptocurrency payments, Telecom, Austria, A1

BioID, POS AG team up for biometric identity proofing

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Jun 2019

BioID, Biometrics-as-a-Service provider, has integrated into POS AG’s remote identity proofing for prepaid SIM card self-activation.

BioID, biometrics, identity verification, ID checks, video, selfie, face recognition, Austria, partnership, Telecom, SIM, POS AG

Samsung to introduce crypto and blockchain features in budget Galaxy phones

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 May 2019

Business Korea has reported that Samsung plans to introduce cryptocurrency and blockchain functions to its budget Galaxy models.

Samsung, cryptocurrency, blockchain, Galaxy phones, Business Korea, South Korea, digital wallet, Telecom, identification, local currency, Ethereum, tokens, decentralised apps, gaming, merchants, payments

Amazon Prime joins forces with BSNL for carrier billing

News | Payments General | 27 Mar 2019

BSNL has announced that its subscribers can now pay for Amazon Prime memberships with their mobile bill or pre-paid balance as part of a carrier billing deal between the two companies.

Amazon Prime, BSNL, carrier billing, partnership, Amazon, mobile bill, OTT platform, Telecom

Fortumo connects Amazon with BSNL India

News | Online Payments | 21 Mar 2019

Fortumo has deployed its Trident Bundling Platform to connect Amazon with the India-based telecom company BSNL.

Fortumo, Amazon, BSNL, India, Telecom, Trident Bundling Platform