Interviews

Interview with Peter Ojo, CEO at VTN

Peter Ojo CEO VCASH wwwvirtualterminalnetworkcom MMAYour assessment of Mobile financial services in Nigeria and West Africa Regionally there are huge market gaps there are even wholecountry gaps Early adopters are in the biggest cities It remains early stage but some of the individual markets are maturing rapidly and there are numbers of competent operators I can tell you with certainty that Nigeria will soon become a plug and play financial system within 16 months The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System holds the key and so far is moving slowly in the right direction Once the initial connections are enabled the rest will be a...[...read more]

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USSD services will create a catalyst for mobile transactiona

Pieter de Villiers Founder and CEO ofClickatell Pieter de Villiers is responsible for establishingClickatellas the worlds leading mobile messaging provider enabling tens of thousands of enterprises and millions of consumers to interact and communicate via their mobile phones Clickatellprovides mobile services for many of the top Fortune 1000 Pieter de Villiers Personal Award Recognitions includeRecognized as one of the Global Telecoms top 40 leaders under 40 in Telecoms 2010 2011Mobile Star Visionary of the Year in Wireless 2009 2010 Vision gains MCAs Industry Personality of the Year 2009 MMAHow the Clickatell enterprise sms benefit...[...read more]

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SMS messaging compliments Mobile Payments - Michael Whelan

Michael Whelan Director at txtNation Mobile Billing and Messaging March 42013 What type of services do txtNation provide in Africa txtNation provide Mobile Billing services via SMS Payments and Short Codes in Nigeria and Ghana These services include SMS Voting for TV Radio and also Mobile App stores What is txtNations presence like in Africa at this time txtNation has direct connectivity serving as a Mobile Aggregator across multiple markets in Africa the biggest being Nigeria and we also have a presence in Ghana and soon to be Cameroon How does operator billing work using txtNation in Africa Clients typically connect ...[...read more]

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MobileMoney will transform Microfinance and improve Cashles

Derrick Kwaku Dankyi Executive Director of Logiciel Ltd Derrick will be presenting Mobile Banking in Ghana Personal Experience at the MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos on Feb 6th 7th The regulatory environment for micro finance and mobile financial services in Ghana Prior to January 2012 when the Bank of Ghana announced its intention to regulate the operations of microfinance institutions in Ghana MFIs were mainly self regulating themselves via smaller associations like the Ghana Microfinance Network GHAMFIN the Ghana Susu Collectors Association GSCA and the Ghana Association of Microfinance Companies GAMC Obviously membership in these...[...read more]

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Convenient Point-of-Sale devices are an essential ingredient

Francis Salvesen Director Mobile Money Project Finance VeriFone Mobile Money A VeriFone Joint Venture Francis will demo the VeriFone Mobile Money integrated PointofSale POS solutions for mobile financial services at theMobileMoneyExpoin February 2013 at Lagos Orientals Hotel Nigeria How relevant is the ability to integrate POS systems into existing mobile money deployments in Africa Consumer Benefits Having an integrated POS system is key to having a mobile money system that works for the consumer as well as for the entire mobile money ecosystem of partnerships For consumers to accept and frequently use mobile money we have to ...[...read more]

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Expect new MobileMoney innovations in 2013 - Peter Ollikaine

Peter Ollikainen SVP MistralMobile Finland Peter will present Efficient mobilization of financial services overcoming challenges in reaching themaximum userbase at the MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos Nigeria on Feb 6th 7th What are the barriers to adoption faced by the consumers in the mobile money space in Africa As were talking about money the biggest barrier is probably the consumer understanding and trust on the services provided Were talking largely about transitioning from cash to an electronic form of money and this sense they need reassurances their money will be safe even they cannot feel and touch it anymore Establishing t...[...read more]

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MobileMoney as Government as a Service (GaaS) platform in Ni

Emeka Okoye CEO Vikantti Software He will be disussing Technology and Applications during the MobileMoneyExpo 2013 in Lagos Nigeria Assessment of mobile money in Nigeria As a technology innovator I am not too impressed with the Mobile FinancialServices MFS landscape in Nigeria Prior to the announcement of the 16 licenses for the implementation of Mobile Payment service in Nigeria by the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN a lot of noise were made on the fact that over 70 of our population do not have any form of access to any kind of financial or banking services and that a Mobile Money Transfer MMT initiative will be needed to bridge ...[...read more]

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Exploring the intersection between M-Vas, digital money and

Simon Aderinlola National Coordinating Consultant WASPANigeria Gte He wil be speaking at the MobileMoneyExpo on Feb 6th 7th at the Lagos Orientals Hotel What is your assessment of the Nigerian and West African mobile payment space Protracted early days Slow growth High churn rate of players justifies CBNs not locking the licensing to just the earlier licensees Mobile Money in Nigeria had much more promise than what we presently see I am not taken in by the of customers or transaction volumes the MMOs bandy around happily At this stage in the evolution of the service it should have seeped deeper into our daily consciousness I dont t...[...read more]

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