Tim Hipperson has been appointed as Interim CEO of the Weve mobile payment and advertising joint venture.
He replaces David Sear, who’s left after 18 months for a role at online payment company Skrill.
BT has announced a new business mobile phone service called BT One Phone. It combines the features of a conventional fixed-line PBX switchboard with mobile technology.
The new service follows the creation of a joint venture earlier this year between Sweden’s OnePhone Holding and BT.
The Post Office says it’ll launch its own UK mobile phone service in the autumn as a ‘virtual’ network using EE’s service.
Initially the service will be available from 50 branches, online and over the phone, before a national rollout into all 11,500 branches later this year.
Podcast - 2nd July 2014
In this week's podcast we talk about two of the big announcements from Google I/O: a new version of Android and the retail launch of smartwatches powered by 'Android Wear'.
We also talk about Android-based smartphones from Nokia and Blackphone, network complaints in the UK, a reduction in European roaming charges and mobile ticketing.
Ofcom has published the volume of complaints made against mobile phone network operators, fixed-line phone providers, broadband companies and pay TV services between January and March 2014.
It’s the regulator’s thirteenth quarterly report of complaint data.