VimpelCom still bullish on Italy deal; Android Pay could be arriving soon in the UK

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> Facebook teamed with Airtel to launch the zero-rated Free Basics service in Nigeria. release

> VimpelCom remained confident on its deal in Italy, as it reported a 12 per cent decline in revenue to $2 billion (€1.7 billion) in the first quarter of 2016. Reuters article

> Vodacom overtook MTN to become the largest operator in Africa by market capitalisation. Bloomberg article

> Apple is tipped to push its smartphone screen to the edge in a major overhaul of the iPhone in 2017. Telegraph article

> Visa Europe teamed with electronic payment specialise Wirecard to provide contactless payment wristbands to Eurovision Song Contest visitors. Wirecard announcement

> Google edged closer to launching its Android Pay service in the UK. Telegraph report

And finally…New study reveals smartphones are checked even during the most personal moments. Telegraph article