While admitting there were “particularly sophisticated intrusions” of its networks in 2010 and 2011 by the NSA, Gemalto says the hacks never got near its SIM encryption keys. The Company also refuted many of facts listed in the February 19th website news story that set off the investigation.
Norway’s Telenor, TeliaSonera and Tele2 have selected the Amdocs Mobile Financial Services solution to advance their Strex joint venture for mobile payments. Mobile financial services are already very popular in Norway, with Strex handling more than 75 million SMS-based payment transactions annually.
Mobile money is shaping up to be one of the most exciting areas in mobile communications and is quickly transforming the way in which consumers and enterprises transact. Mobile network operators (MNOs) are taking advantage of the growing popularity of mobile money to boost average revenue per user and counter the increasing pressure on voice revenues.
NCR will demonstrate how the right technology “fit” can help any restaurant – be it a large chain or a small coffee shop – operate more efficiently, manage more profitably and drive consumer engagement at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show 2014. With NCR’s POS systems and operational solutions, ease-of-use is infused in every step of the transaction – from the guest reservation and table management and mobile ordering solutions – to accurate and timely order placement with the kitchen production system, all the way to tableside ordering and quick merchant processing. When operators want a more detailed look, they can run reports for sales and labor data, helping to increase visibility into a business and reduce costs. Gift card and loyalty programs help operators stay connected to customers even after they leave the restaurant. NCR’s consumer feedback tool allows guests the opportunity to provide meaningful feedback and provides insight into the profit impact of a guest.
Western Union Company global payment services certified the Ericsson Wallet Platform, allowing Ericsson to offer its operator customers the ability to include Western Union® Mobile Money Transfers in their financial services portfolios. The Ericsson M-Commerce services portfolio is designed to unlock the potential of the mobile wallet, fast-track mobile operators’ time to market for deploying mobile financial services, and support the rapid adoption of m-commerce by their subscribers.
NCR Corporation is set to showcase a variety of Software as a Service (SaaS) and hardware solutions at the RetailNOW 2012 show in Las Vegas, highlighting how channel partners can offer both SaaS and hardware solutions in a way that allows retail and hospitality end users to better serve their customers. For resellers serving the independent retailer and hospitality segment, SaaS offers an opportunity for channel partners to create a recurring revenue stream to augment the more infrequent revenue associated with the sale of hardware solutions and software licenses. NCR will also showcase retail grocery solutions at the show, NCR Advanced Checkout Solution (ACS) for independent retailers, NCR Advanced Back Office (ABO), NCR SelfServ™ Checkout and the NCR RealPOS family of POS workstations and peripherals.
Mobilis Networks international software applications company offering mobile wallet and billing solutions for mobile operators announced software services. These services include mobile wallets using POS fingerprint verification for international money transfers to mobile wallets and NFC mobile payments that support any mobile phone. By deploying Mobilis’ mobile wallet services for international remittances, a mobile operator can receive international money transfers directly into their subscribers’ mobile wallets through point-of-sale devices located in other countries.
Russian EMA has announced that market volume for e-money reached 125 billion roubles in 2011 and is expected to double in 2012 when Law “On National Payment System” fully comes into force. Russian Electronic Money Association announced the results of e-money industry for 2011 and Q1 2012. In 2011 customers topped up their e-wallets for…
Oberthur Technologies announced a key partnership agreement with Interop Technologies mobile device management, connectivity gateway, and messaging solutions for CDMA operators. Oberthur Technologies will integrate Interop’s CDMA OTA provisioning platform into its broader OTA management solution in order to serve CDMA wireless network operators worldwide. Oberthur Technologies currently supports GSM operators with its Application Loader and Management (ALM) solution, a field-hardened SIM OTA management platform deployed in 2G and 3G networks. By adding Interop’s CDMA solution to its product suite, Oberthur Technologies enables CDMA operators to manage the full range of available handsets.
At the GSMA’s 2012 Mobile World Congress, Neustar real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, advertising and marketing industries is showcasing a full range of mobile cloud solutions, including its latest Neustar Intelligent Cloud Location service. Neustar will show how financial institutions can harness the Neustar Intelligent Cloud and other Neustar services to better manage prepaid gift cards. Neustar will showcase five new mobile services in its stand located in Hall 7 within the App Planet #7A86. Mobile application providers can now reach over 325 million mobile subscribers through just one connection with Neustar.
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, launches the new UpTeq NFC SIM vault to offer mobile operators higher return on investment from their NFC roll-outs, and unmatched security for protecting mobile transactions. The powerful and robust new SIM has attained more security certifications from independent authorities and to the highest level possible. This enables…
VIVA announced its latest partnership deal with TransferTo international airtime transfer, allowing its prepaid customers to transfer credit to their loved ones overseas simply via SMS. Prepaid customers can now ensure their families and friends abroad are always able to get in touch with them no matter the occasion, celebration or emergency at hand. The service, introduced by VIVA for the first time in Bahrain, is secure, immediate and can be used around the clock. It is available for twelve receiving countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Thailand, Morocco, Jordan, Syria, Indonesia and Nepal.