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Telecom industry seeks revision in mergers and acquisitions policy

Times of India — NEW DELHI: The telecom industry wants the regulator to take steps to revise the mergers and acquisitions policy to facilitate consolidation in an intensely competitive sector and help cut costs, improve services and reduce debt. 9 more words

India

GSMA Introduces Additional Programmes for Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Business Wire India — The GSMA today announced the details of new programmes and exhibition features at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 15-17 July at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. 49 more words

China

Surging Forward - Latin America’s Mobile Money Market

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Senior Communications Associate, CFI

GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) program recently released the report ‘Mobile Financial Services in Latin America & the Caribbean… 1,260 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

There's still plenty of money in dumb phones

Microsoft released a new phone under the Nokia brand this week. It has no 3G or LTE, no Wi-Fi, no touchscreen, no apps, no Facebook, and the only accessory listed on its product page is an extra battery. 776 more words

Spectrum Pricing Provokes Jitters In India

Spectrum auctions in India are usually embroiled in controversy and the latest appears to be no different. The recently announced base prices (minimum rates set by the government) for the spectrum that will go up for sale are provoking a strong reaction from the industry. 803 more words

Telecom

10. Humanitarian Connectivity Charter: Mobile Industry Commitment to Supporting Affected Populations

Panelists: Ms. Kyla Reid, Head, Disaster Response, GSMA; Ms. Alexandra Sicotte-Levesque, Communicating with Communities Coordinator, UN OCHA; Mr. Karim Khoja, CEO, Roshan Telecom; … 962 more words

OCHA

Rethinking Financial Education

> Posted by Monique Cohen, Independent Advisor, and Founder of Microfinance Opportunities

When an Equity Bank client in Kenya was asked if she saw value in financial education, she replied without hesitation, “Yes, but I thought it was only for rich people.” Delighted with this ringing endorsement the interviewer never asked her what financial education meant for her. 1,286 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion