The latest comScore MobiLens research shows that 20 million mobile phone users across the UK, France, Spain, Germany and Italy accessed their bank accounts via their mobiles in March.
Overall, that's 8.5% of mobile phone users. In addition, 5.1% accessed credit cards and 5.2% accessed electronic payments via their mobile devices.
The Acer Group has launched a new online multimedia and application store called alive. It promises “a unique starting point for users, allowing them to browse, search, access, purchase, stream or download and play any type of digital content”. The service aims to deliver regularly-updated content that can be personalised for each user’s interests.
Marketing intelligence company comScore says 2.7 million people in the UK now watch video on mobile devices, up 75% from July last year. Overall, in all five European countries measured - the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy – the total number of people watching video on mobile devices has increased by 66% in the past year to 12.1 million consumers.