Tag: Telefonica Digital

What have NFC and connected cars got in common?

What have NFC and connected cars got in common?

Written by on October 30, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

As if to prove Peter Cochrane’s (and our own) thesis that large companies cannot innovate, ISIS and their fixation with NFC for payments is looking more and more like a car crash in slow motion. As we have said several times before, NFC is similar to IMS in how it will evolve. Five years ago […]

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Direct Operator Billing – Now Proven New Revenue Opportunity

Direct Operator Billing – Now Proven New Revenue Opportunity

Written by on July 25, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

It is one thing to read surveys (even our own) that say that 15 percent of Americans are ready to try Direct Operator Billing (DOB). It is quite a different thing to hear that DOB is a genuine and healthy new revenue stream for a global carrier. Listening in to a Mobile Payments Today webinar this […]

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Telefónica Digital and Samsung DOB deal

Telefónica Digital and Samsung DOB deal

Written by on May 20, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Telefónica Digital and Samsung Electronics have announced a global agreement that will pave the way for their customers to benefit from the ease and convenience of being able to purchase apps and content via their phone bill. Samsung will be the first OEM to integrate directly with Telefónica’s billing capabilities via the BlueVia payment APIs. […]

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In Advertising – Innovate, with Muscle

Written by on February 21, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

Like many, I am guilty of stereotyping telcos as lumbering giants unable to move fast even when their lives depend on it. For the first time, though, we are seeing innovation and bulk working together to produce some extraordinary results. Telefonica Digital is a classic example. Widely agreed to be the model that telcos should […]

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