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Category: East Asia and Pacific

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

September 19, 2018 | Mobile Money | East Asia and Pacific | Europe and Central Asia | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Belinda Baah

This is the first report in the series. Click here to read the second report. We’re pleased to release the first in a series of insight papers exploring trends in the 2017 State of the ...
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Beyond the basics: How smartphones will drive future opportunities for the mobile money industry

September 19, 2018 | Mobile Money | East Asia and Pacific | Europe and Central Asia | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | GSMA

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 ...
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State of Mobile Internet Connectivity 2018

September 3, 2018 | Connected Society | East Asia and Pacific | Europe and Central Asia | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | GSMA

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 ...
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Announcing the first two Disaster Response Innovation Fund grantees

July 11, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | East Asia and Pacific | Latin America & the Caribbean | South Asia | Haiti | Philippines | Olly Parsons

In September 2017, with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GSMA launched its Disaster Response Innovation Fund. The Fund was designed to invest in ...
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A few highlights from the second GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator bootcamp

May 10, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | East Asia and Pacific | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Samuel Ajadi

Between 4 and 6 April 2018, we ran our second start-up bootcamp in Singapore, almost a year after the first one in Tanzania. This year, the closed-door event gathered a total of 21 ...
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