Alcatel-Lucent partners with French cellcos for mobile profile service

24 May 2012

France’s three largest cellular operators – Orange, SFR and Bouygues Telecom – have partnered with equipment vendor Alcatel-Lucent to launch a Beta version of a new service dubbed YouConnect, which enables mobile smartphone users to create a personal profile which can be used across a variety of online services. The user can then give permission for their profile information to be used with a single click, rather than having to input new details for every transaction. French event-driven online sales website vente-privee.com is the first enterprise to sign up to use the new service for its mobile application.