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O2 UK launches m-payments trial in South Yorkshire

Wednesday 20 March 2013 | 10:33 CET | News
Telefonica UK has launched a trial in Wombwell, South Yorkshire to help local residents and small businesses embrace the benefits of digital services in the form of mobile payments. Working in partnership with the South Yorkshire Credit Union, e@sy connects (South Yorkshire Public Services Partnership), Sheffield University and the Government Digital Service, Telefonica has selected 15 Credit Union customers and provided them with a smartphone and the O2 wallet app. These 15 customers will receive their Credit Union payment via a Money Message, which they can then spend via the prepaid O2

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: O2 / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: United Kingdom
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