Datami’s Brand Sponsored Data Connects 25 Million Mobile Customers

Datami’s Brand Sponsored Data Connects 25 Million Mobile Customers

Mobile engagement specialist Datami announced it has enabled more than 25 million consumers to engage with leading brands through the use of sponsored mobile data and data rewards. Datami’s extensive consumer reach, based on a unique network of partnerships with some of the world’s largest mobile operators, represents unmatched commercial scale within the sponsored data sector. Explosive adoption […]

Telefonica partnership gives consumers more control over personal data

Telefonica partnership gives consumers more control over personal data

Multinational telecoms company Telefonica has formed a partnership with People.io, a UK-based personal data startup, to give German consumers control over elements of their personal data. The deal will see a co-branded version of the People.io app, called O2 Get, launched as part of Telefonica-owned O2’s Germany app portfolio on both the Play Store and […]

Telefónica’s Axonix acquires leading UK geolocation data startup Statiq

Telefónica’s Axonix acquires leading UK geolocation data startup Statiq

Telefónica’s programmatic trading platform, Axonix, has acquired British mobile geolocation data startup Statiq. The investment has been driven by Axonix’s scale and diversification strategy and will give the Spanish telecoms company a wealth of data to better target consumers. Statiq launched in 2013 and has built a portfolio of partners ranging from demand side platforms […]

O2 looks to give mobile users ‘more control’ to block ads

O2 looks to give mobile users ‘more control’ to block ads

O2 is considering giving its users “more control” to reduce the number of ads they see on their mobile devices in a move that could encourage ad-blocking. Mark Evans, the chief executive of O2, Britain’s second biggest mobile operator, said at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that users should have the right to block ads […]

Telcos plan to muscle in on adland

Telcos plan to muscle in on adland

If the future of advertising is mobile-led, then O2-owner Telefonica’s measured attempt to control the delivery of ads across its network spotlights the power it could wield in a market dominated by Facebook and Google. There aren’t many mobile operators that don’t harbor a similar ambition, though like the Spain-based provider – the bulk of […]