DEC 052013 Maricel Burgonio INTERAKSYON A unit of Smart Communications Inchas partnered with the United Nations Development Program UNDP and Land Bank of the Philippines for a mobile cash transfer program aimed at Typhoon lsquoYolandarsquo survivors In a forum yesterday Smart EMoney Inc head for innovation Lito Villanueva said UNDP aims to provide financial assistance ndash P2600 a family a month to an initial 50000 families through the companyrsquos emoney platform Villanueva said UNDP would provide the fund while the Department of Social Welfare and Development DSWD would identify the beneficiaries ldquoOnly one member of the h...[...read more]
Sept 092013 Afriquejet Study finds mobile money services popular in emerging markets Mobile money services for the unbanked popular in emerging markets are showing much faster adoption than mwallets and related services addressing those with a bank account as well as a steeper revenue curve according to a new report from Pyramid Research PR The report titled lsquoFrom Digital Content to MWallets MPayment Strategies for Operatorsrsquo highlights the differences between the banked and unbanked and provides a broader context for mobile operators in general PR has taken a closer look at mobile payments such as the trad...[...read more]
Sept 092013 The National The UAEbased operator Etisalat plans to offer its own mobile money service Flous money in Arabic in all 15 of its markets Flous enables customers to pay credit card bills pay for parking or tickets and buy other services from the operator It works across a range of connected devices and not just telephones Most recently the company launched Flous in the west African nation of Togo working alongside local banks and MasterCard It is already available in Egypt We are currently in the process of rolling Flous out throughout our global footprint It is a service that enables customers to use their mob...[...read more]
Sept 052013 Jill Luoto Rand Blog Contaminated drinking water contributes to the deaths of some 750000 children under the age of five every year due to diarrheal disease As a result there is a pressing need in the developing world for ways to make water safe to drink that are affordable and widely used A RAND project with USAID funding is using mobile phones to increase the sales and use of safewater filters in Kenya The ceramic filters are microbiologically effective and often preferred by users over chemical disinfection eg adding chlorine to water The filters however are not affordable for all who need them Costing ...[...read more]
August 282013 The Gleaner With at least one tangible project in the works in Jamaica Kavin Hewitt CEO of Mozido Jamaica Limited says the company will use expertise developed over the last three years to execute a Caribbean rollout of mobile banking services and other products The company is the technology partner to Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League on JCUES the first private mobilemoney product to be approved by the central bank We have a white label platform Now that the Jamaica Credit Union epayment services is 90 per cent there we will leverage what was done here elsewhere in the region Hewitt told Sunday Busin...[...read more]
Devex Nandini Harihareswara August 282013 This spring I had the opportunity to speak to 170 participants around the world in an interactive webinar the USAIDIDEA Mobile Solutions team organized called ldquoDemystifying Electronic Payments Lessons Learned from Pathfinder on Transitioning Away From Cashrdquo Irsquom excited about this because I think itrsquos a great example of the next step wersquore taking towards transforming our Agency Our Mobile Solutions at USAID team is young ndash we started two years ago with no budget and 15 people What we set out to do is really a changemanagement program within our agency We...[...read more]
Peter Ondiege PhD July 212013 The annual growth rates of mobile phone penetration in the developing world have ranged between 30 and 50 or higher and penetration has been rapidly increasing InAfrica mobile phone penetration has exploded during the last ten years Between 1998 and 2009Africawitnessed an increase from 053 per 100 people to 4282 per 100 people At the same time the average price of a 2G handset decreased fromUSD 150in 2003 toUSD 75in 2008Africais now considered to be the fastest emergent continent for ICT sector growth The low financial services penetration compared with the exponential growth of mobile telephony in SubSa...[...read more]
June 242013 ABN DIGITAL While internet has been growing very well in Africa Mcommerce may only be integrated across the continent in the next two to three years a managing director told CNBC Africa on Tuesday ldquoThe African customer is taking a leap from no phone to GSM phones and then secondly no laptop to a 3G smartphone Big change is happening on Mcommerce I think all operators are adopting that model of mobile phones being a mobile ATMrdquo said Manoj Kholi the managing director Bharti Airtel With over 650 million mobile phone lines Africarsquos telecom sector growth is one of the most popular success stories of investment...[...read more]
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- Visit to Management of Comviva,India
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