M&I Data Services said Thursday that it would roll out an electronic bill payment and presentment service; it was the third such announcement by a prominent provider this week.

On Monday Spectrum, a venture owned by Chase Manhattan Corp., First Union Corp., and Wells Fargo & Co., said Alltel Corp. and Intelidata Technologies Inc. would build its service, with a full offering available by yearend. MasterCard International announced the following day that it too would roll out a full bill presentment and payment service based on its Remittance Processing System, which executes 8.5 million bill payments a month, by the third quarter.

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