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MWC: Launch of RCSe services by Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange in Spain


Mobile operators need to go short if they want to go along with their customers. RCSe can rejoin the broken links between operators and their customers, at a cost.

M-wallet – take a step aside to remain relevant

O2UK will be launching its new m-payment service in the second half of 2011

Orange UK has launched what it says is the first contactless mobile-phone-based payment service, allowing customers to make purchases up to the value of £15 (US$25). The service has been developed in conjunction with Barclaycard and will use the credit card company’s network of contactless readers which is deployed in more than 50,000 UK stores. The service uses a secure, SIM-based solution but initially is only available to customers who buy a special version of the Samsung Tocco handset.