Africa may well be the world’s premier mobile-first continent, but vast swathes of the population still don’t have mobile or internet connectivity. This is a severe limitation as local mobile networks plan out building a customer base, especially when the spending power of that base is low. 810 more words
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I distinctly remember once walking down Queen Victoria Street in London, and looking down through a window beneath street level to see row upon row of computers, each with their human attached, working away at delivering some unknown products. 520 more words
The global telecom body GSMA on Tuesday launched its mobile-based authentication solution, Mobile Connect, in India. ”India is already the world’s second-largest mobile market and as the country enters a new phase of mobile industry growth that will unlock far-reaching social and economic benefits, it is critical that consumer security is ensured at all times,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. 104 more words
A global initiative to define a common, open and universal Rich Communications Services (RCS) profile has gained momentum with backing by 57 global operators and manufacturers. 391 more words
Ricardo Estrada and Claire Scharwatt
What are the benefits of encouraging the use of mobile financial services among MSMEs?
This article is the first of a series of two blog posts looking at the issue of driving the uptake of mobile financial services among MSMEs. 1,478 more words