Tag: O2

Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]

The Future of Payments: What the industry thinks

As the variety of payment options on offer expands each year, companies need to be aware that consumers are fickle creatures. At the close of 2011, leading UK newspaper The Times published an issue of the Raconteur supplement on the future of payments. In it, they gathered representatives from five key players in the payments […]

Emergency SMS – mobile devices to the rescue

Most of our followers will have one, if not two or more, mobile devices. Mobile ownership is rising rapidly around the world and, with it, more communications and interaction. From voice calling to data such as email, Facebook and photo-sharing, the mobile device has truly become über-functional. But there is one traditional function that still […]