Total Telecom: MasterCard seeks partnership with Swedish m-payments JV

4T plans to launch later this year; insists services like Google Wallet will not hurt premium SMS revenues.

4T, the mobile payment joint venture established by Sweden’s mobile network operators Telia, Tele2, Telenor and 3, presented its strategy at an industry event in Stockholm on Wednesday.

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The Guardian: Three should not be crowded out of the 4G spectrum

It is in consumers’ interests that Three emerges from this year’s 4G auction on a more equal footing with its rivals. The blockbuster acquisition by AT&T of Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile network in the United States may have collapsed, rejected by regulators nervous of price inflation were the number of national networks to have fallen from [...]
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