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2018 Mobile Money Policy and Regulatory Handbook

September 29, 2018

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Global

In the Handbook, we explore regulatory challenges that have faced industry since its inception, and recommend approaches key stakeholders can take towards creating an enabling environment. The Handbook also accounts for recent regulatory considerations surrounding mobile money taxation and data …

The IPN Hub: Exploring its utility beyond pay-as-you-go solar

September 29, 2018

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Africa

The Instant Payment Notification (IPN) Hub is an industry utility created by the GSMA to enable ecosystem players to connect more easily to mobile money providers – bringing fundamental utility services (such as electricity, water and sanitation) to off-grid populations. …

Beyond the basics: How smartphones will drive future opportunities for the mobile money industry

September 20, 2018

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Technology is changing the way we access a range of products and services, from viewing digital content to paying for goods and services via our mobile phones. The proliferation of mobile internet and smartphone access in emerging markets is creating …

Reforming mobile sector taxation in Tunisia

September 20, 2018

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Research

Mobile telephone services are playing an increasingly important role in supporting economic growth and social inclusion across the world. Mobile penetration, and specifically 3G and 4G penetration, enhances digital connectivity by expanding internet and broadband access, which in turn facilitates …

State of Mobile Internet Connectivity 2018

September 4, 2018

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Africa

At the end of 2017, 3.3 billion people were connected to the mobile internet, representing an increase of almost 300 million compared to the previous year. However, more than 4 billion people still remain offline and 1 billion of these …

(Video) Certified providers’ perspectives on the GSMA Mobile Money Certification

August 29, 2018

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Africa

In this video series we hear from certified providers on what the GSMA Mobile Money Certification is, the Certification process and how it benefits the providers and their customers.

Key trends in mobile-enabled water services: What’s working and what’s next

August 25, 2018

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Africa

The business models in mobile-enabled water services are fast evolving towards a promising future. Through mobile payments and machine to machine (M2M) connectivity, water service providers and utilities are beginning to optimise costs and resources, improve revenue collection and digitise …

(Video) International remittances via mobile money: Revolutionising the way people send and receive money in Tanzania

August 7, 2018

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Africa

Polycarp Ndekana, Head of M-Commerce Business development & Marketing (Vodacom Tanzania), explores the benefits and impact that international remittances via mobile money have had on people in Tanzania. Learn more on international remittances via mobile money at gsma.com/internationalremittances. Other videos in …

Start-ups and Mobile in Emerging Markets: Issue 3, Summer 2018

August 3, 2018

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This is the third issue of our new publication format, which has been designed to best capture the evolution of a fast-moving space. This publication has a wide range of stakeholders in mind, including: mobile operators and start-ups, which are at the core …

Disaster Response Innovation Fund grantees in Africa announced

July 27, 2018

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Africa

Recently, the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation programme announced Flowminder Foundation and Nokia Saving Lives among the first grantees of the Disaster Response Innovation Fund. Round 1 was designed to invest in innovative solutions that leverage mobile technologies to “save …

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