Articles with tag: telecommunications

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Jumia partners with Airtel Kenya for mobile payments

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Oct 2020

Nigeria-based marketplace Jumia has announced a new partnership with telco Airtel Kenya to enable consumers to complete online transactions using Airtel Money. 

Jumia, Airtel Kenya, Airtel Money, partnership, Kenya, Nigeria, Africa, marketplace, telecommunications, telco, mobile payments, mobile app, mobile transactions, financial inclusion, COVID-19, coronavirus, online checkout, Ghana, Uganda

Standard Chartered teams up with Airtel Africa to bring financial inclusion

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 14 Aug 2020

Standard Chartered has partnered Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services.

Airtel, Africa, Standard Chartered, finance, telecommunications, mobile money, online, payments, mobile banking, banking Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

ETSI joined by IDnow for identity verification standards

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 May 2020

IDnow has joined an international working group of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) for the development of European standards for identity verification. 

IDnow, European Telecommunications Standards Institute, ETSI, Task Force, Europe, KYC, eIDs, identity verification, electronic signatures, standards, regulations, identity schemes

USD 30 mln secured by BIO-key for biometric security solutions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Mar 2020

BIO-key International (BKYI) has secured a USD 30 million contract for its biometric authentication platform.

BIO-key, biometrics, security, Africa, telecommunications, authentication, identity, identification, retailers, fingerprint

TIM to use quantum computing live on its mobile networks (4.5G and 5G)

News | Payments General | 26 Feb 2020

TIM is the first telecommunications operator in Europe to implement quantum computing algorithms in planning its next generation mobile networks.

telecommunications, TIM, Italy, quantum computing, QUBO, mobile networks, 4.5G, 5G

aetka, Concardis to enable cashless payments in telecom retailing

News | Payments General | 11 Jul 2019

aetka has signed an agreement with Concardis to provide aetka partners with the option to accept all standard cashless payment methods.

aetka, Concardis, cashless payments, telecommunications, retail, payment method

South Korea aims to launch open banking system in December 2019

News | Payments General | 21 Jun 2019

The South Korean Government has announced that it will officially adopt an open banking system in December 2019.

South Korea, open banking, The South Korea Financial Services Commission, Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearings Institute, and Financial Security Institute, fintech, Asia, APAC, open banking

AT&T currently accepts Bitcoin as payment for its subscribers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 May 2019

Telecommunications company AT&T has announced it became the first US mobile carrier to accept Bitcoin for payment.

AT&T, Bitcoin, US, payments, subscribers, cryptocurrency, telecommunications, US, mobile payments, bills, merchants, crypto assets

NEXT Biometrics fingerprint readers selected by KSI for product inclusion

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Apr 2019

NEXT Biometrics’ One Touch Access readers have been selected by Key Source International (KSI) for inclusion in its products.

KSI, NEXT Biometrics, fingerprint, readers, biometrics, authentication, IT, compliance, vertical markets, banking, insurance, finance, government, telecommunications, workforce management, public safety

Swisscom and CA Technologies launch Open Banking Hub

News | Payments General | 20 Sep 2018

US-based CA Technologies has entered a strategic alliance with Switzerland-based telco Swisscom to create an Open Banking Hub.

Swisscom, CA Technologies, US, Switzerland, Open Banking Hub, telco, telecommunications, open API, TPP, medtechs, tnsuretechs, govtechs, rentechs, fintech

CloudTrade selected by BT to provide e-invoicing services for Northern Irelands Government

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 27 Mar 2018

CloudTrade has been named by BT as the preferred supplier to provide e-invoicing services to Account NI, the finance shared service for the Northern Ireland Government Departments.

CloudTrade, invoicing, payments, partnership, British Telecommunications, Ireland

Laos is looking to develop ecommerce

News | Ecommerce | 09 Mar 2018

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications from Laos has named the development of ecommerce as one of its core strategic goals over the next 10 years.

Laos, ecommerce, Asia, online sales, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications

Large Spanish companies build blockchain consortium – Alastria

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Oct 2017

The main Spanish banking, energy and telecommunications companies have joined forces to establish Alastria, the world`s first regulated national network based on blockchain.

Alastria, blockchain, DLT, Spain, banking, energy, telecommunications, tokens, digital ID

BT submits blockchain security patent

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Feb 2017

British Telecommunications (BT), a large UK telecom, has submitted a patent for a security system aimed at preventing malicious attacks on blockchains.

British Telecommunications BT, UK, blockchain, security, Bitcoin, Ethereum, patent, innovation, bitcoin