Vodafone announces M-Pesa deal with Walmart India

Vodafone India announced its M-Pesa deal with Walmart India. The partnership will enable business members of six Best Price Modern Wholesale stores, owned and operated by Walmart India, to make payments using M-Pesa from their mobile phones. ...

OnMobile supports Grameenphone Music launch

OnMobile Global, a provider of mobile music offerings, has launched a digital music store for Grameenphone, a telecom operator in Bangladesh. Grameenphone Music will be available on the Web and as an Application for more than 50 million ...

HERE expands traffic service to 50 countries from 44

HERE, a Nokia company, is expanding its real-time traffic service to 50 countries from 44. HERE will add Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar to live traffic data in the Middle East. HERE just added Bulgaria and Romania. In addition to HERE Real Time ...

Mahindra Comviva appoints Steve Summers to head Europe

Mahindra Comviva has appointed Steve Summers as market unit head for the Europe region to boost sales. Based out of London office, Steve will be responsible for drafting and implementing sales strategy for the mobility company in Europe. In the ...

Ericsson powers MTN Uganda’s mobile money services

Ericsson said telecom service provider MTN Uganda has deployed the Ericsson Converged Wallet platform to offer mobile financial services to 7 million MTN Uganda mobile wallet users and 50,000 agents. MTN used the Ericsson Converged Wallet ...

Bharti Softbank picks up 36% stake in ScoopWhoop Media

Bharti Softbank said its joint venture BSB Portal has acquired 36.5 percent stake in ScoopWhoop Media which creates and curates content that gets shared through social networks. ScoopWhoop website and mobile application have approximately 20 ...

IMImobile acquires mobile messaging business TxtLocal

IMImobile today announced the acquisition of TxtLocal (TextLocal), a cloud based, mobile messaging business. The mobile VAS vendor did not share the financial details. Based in Chester and Malvern, TextLocal enables SMBs to benefit from mobile ...

Telenor banka starts mobile banking services in Serbia

Telenor said it opened its first wholly-owned financial institution Telenor banka in Serbia to offer mobile banking services. In Serbia, some 80 percent of transactions are currently performed in cash. The online bank is set to encourage more ...