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UK operators rename mobile payments JV 'Weve,' hype tailored services

The leading UK operators have renamed their mobile payments joint venture "Weve" and are teaming up  to offer customers specialised services. The JV, previously known as Project Oscar, will launch commercially as Weve early next year, offering customers of the three operators tailored services such as news, apps and m-payments.

Mobile payment ventures must make progress quickly--or opportunity may be lost

Collaborations between European operators to drive the launch of contactless payments and other mobile services based on near field communications (NFC) technology sprang up all over Europe in 2011, as operators spooked by the announcement of Google Wallet stepped up efforts to secure their piece of the pie. A year later and progress so far can only be described as "limited."

3 UK awaits invitation to join mobile payments JV

Three UK is open to becoming a customer of the mobile payments joint venture launched by its rivals, on the condition that it would join on the same terms as the three founding operators.

Report: EU poised to approve UK m-commerce venture

The European Commission (EC) is ready to approve the UK mobile commerce joint venture established by Vodafone, Telefónica's O2 UK and Everything Everywhere, according to multiple reports.

U.K. m-payments JV 'Project Oscar' reportedly delayed by EU probe

The UK m-payments JV formed by O2UK, Everything Everywhere and Vodafone is likely to be delayed by European competition regulators. The initiative, known only as a Project Oscar, had submitted its

Report: Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone prep mobile ad network

Everything Everywhere, O2 UK and Vodafone could shake up the mobile advertising market in the UK if their proposal to form a data-driven ad network is approved. The mobile advertising plan was

UK mobile payments JV opens door to 3UK

The UK mobile payments joint venture formed by Everything Everywhere (EE), Vodafone and Telefónica's O2 is talking with 3UK about possibly including 3UK in the venture. 3UK has challenged the

3UK calls for EU to block m-commerce JV as anti-competitive

3UK will formally call upon the European Commission (EC) to block the mobile commerce joint venture formed by its UK rivals, Vodafone, O2 UK and Everything Everywhere. The company, which has been