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Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile: UNGA Panel

October 23, 2018 | Connected Women | Digital Identity | Industry Purpose | Mobile for Development | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Mobile Money | GSMA

‘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 Falth, UN Women, highlighting how the mobile industry is working to … Read more

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

September 28, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Rwanda | GSMA

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. … Read more

2018 Mobile Money Policy and Regulatory Handbook

September 28, 2018 | Mobile Money | Global | Global | GSMA

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 … Read more

Spotlight on mobile-enabled microinsurance

September 26, 2018 | Mobile Money | Global | Global | GSMA

This is the second in a series of insight papers exploring selected topics based on the findings of the 2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money. In this deep-dive we provide an overview of the mobile-enabled microinsurance industry … Read more

Guidelines on mobile money data protection

September 24, 2018 | Mobile Money | Global | Global | GSMA

Data protection is critical to ensuring that data is not only fuelling innovation, but also that it is handled in a safe and responsible manner. To that end, mobile operators are building on the technical and compliance capabilities of the … Read more

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 internet and smartphone access in emerging markets is creating … Read more