Resources from the Mobile Money Programme

This page contains all the core resources published by the GSMA Mobile Money programme.

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Driving customer usage of mobile money for the unbanked

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Monday 7 Mar 2011 | English | French | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource | Spanish |

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Mapping and Effectively Structuring Operator-Bank Relationships to Offer Mobile Money for the Unbanked

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Monday 7 Mar 2011 | English | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource |

This publication introduces the idea of the "business owner”: the bank, operator, or third party that assumes the bulk of the financial risk of offering a mobile money service. The business owner ...

Regulatory Impact on Business Model Choice

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Friday 11 Feb 2011 | English | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Policy and regulation | Research | Resource |

Gives an overview of which business models are a given option for the individual mobile operator depending on the regulatory situation in the country of interest. Download:

Building, Incentivising and Managing a Network of Mobile Money Agents: A Handbook for Mobile Network Operators

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Thursday 10 Feb 2011 | English | French | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource | Spanish |

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Is there Really any Money in Mobile Money?

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Thursday 9 Dec 2010 | English | French | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource | Spanish |

From Afghanistan to Zambia, mobile network operators (MNOs) in developing countries are launching mobile money services at a rapid pace. Yet while their enthusiasm to enter this business is clear – to date 78 deployments have been ...

Mobile Money: Methodology for Assessing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks

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Wednesday 16 Jun 2010 | English | French | Global | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Policy and regulation | Research | Resource | Spanish |

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International Remittance Service Providers

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Saturday 1 May 2010 | Building the financial ecosystem | English | Global | International remittances | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource |

An overview of mobile International Remittance Service Provider service offerings. Download:

True Money and M-PESA: Two Unique Paths to Scale (Focus: Thailand and Kenya)

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Tuesday 16 Mar 2010 | Case studies | Case study | East Asia and Pacific | English | Kenya | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Thailand |

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A closer look at ZAP in East Africa – Bahrain, Kenya, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Niger, Malawi and Uganda

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Tuesday 8 Sep 2009 | Case studies | Case study | English | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa |

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Seeking Fertile Grounds for Mobile Money

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Thursday 3 Sep 2009 | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Resource |

In the wake of mobile money featuring on the cover of The Economist, many are surely asking where the next success story will come from. In this article, Ignacio Mas and Amrik Heyer analyse the environmental dynamics affecting the ...

The GSMA’s Mobile Money Business Model Framework

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Tuesday 1 Sep 2009 | English | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource |

Framework to help MNOs to think through what is required for a successful mobile money deployment – what are the key stages and what do they need to consider in order to achieve success? Download: 

Mobile Money for the Unbanked Quarterly Report 2009

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Sunday 1 Mar 2009 | English | Global | Global and regional studies | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Research | Resource |

Communicates the progress of the GSMA MMU initiative as well as provide significant research into key mobile money issues. Download:

Understanding Financial Regulation And How It Works

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Tuesday 1 Jan 2008 | English | Global | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Policy and regulation | Research | Resource |

Gives an overview of financial regulation AMC/KYC in the context of MMT English