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Spotlight on Nigeria Delivering a digital future

November 29, 2018

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Africa

This report looks at role of mobile technology in building Nigeria’s digital economy. Growth in the adoption of digital services by government, businesses, and consumers is having a positive impact on daily life in Nigeria. Mobile technology is playing an …

Access to water and sanitation in emerging markets – the impact of mobile technology

November 14, 2018

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Africa

In emerging markets, there is a significant gap in access to water and sanitation services. Mobile technology, with its almost ubiquitous presence and coverage is uniquely placed to help address this problem. We spoke to past and present grantees of …

Rural connectivity innovation case study: Using light sites to drive rural coverage – Huawei RuralStar and MTN Ghana

November 14, 2018

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Africa

Huawei’s RuralStar is a lightweight rural network coverage solution supporting 2G, 3G and 4G connectivity. It has significantly lower CapEx and OpEx compared to a traditional, typical macro-site and can therefore help reduce one of the largest costs that operators …

Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile: UNGA Panel

October 24, 2018

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Global

‘Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile’: A Panel Discussion Hosted by the GSMA at UNGA 2018. A conversation with Yasmina McCarty, GSMA; Elisabeth Biering, Telenor; Sanda Ojiambo, Safaricom; and Anna Faith, UN Women, highlighting how the mobile industry is working to …

Creating scalable, engaging mobile solutions for agriculture

October 24, 2018

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Global

This report is a study of six content services in the mNutrition Initiative portfolio and provides analysis and key findings on the set-up and implementation of the project and the design and impact of the services.  Read more

The mAgri Design Toolkit

October 24, 2018

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Global

The mAgri Design Toolkit is a collection of instructions, tools, and stories to help develop and scale mobile agriculture products by applying a user-centered design approach. Read more

Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile: UNGA Panel

October 23, 2018

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‘Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile’: A Panel Discussion Hosted by the GSMA at UNGA 2018. A conversation with Yasmina McCarty, GSMA; Elisabeth Biering, Telenor; Sanda Ojiambo, Safaricom; and Anna Faith, UN Women, highlighting how the mobile industry is working to …

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 …

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