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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 | Mobile Money | Operational best practices | 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 ...

Azercell – Azerbaijan – Feasibility Study

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Wednesday 2 Mar 2011 | Azerbaijan | Connected Society | English | Europe and Central Asia | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage |

In March 2011, Swedish telecom major TeliaSonera Eurasia signed an agreement with the GSMA for a Feasibility Study to be conducted by the GPM team. The study encompassed technical and financial feasibility analyses on a large number of ...

Ncell – Nepal – Feasibility Study

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Wednesday 2 Mar 2011 | Connected Society | English | Nepal | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | South Asia |

In March 2011, Swedish telecom major TeliaSonera Eurasia signed an agreement with the GSMA for a Feasibility Study to be conducted by the GPM team. The study encompassed technical and financial feasibility analyses on a large number of ...

Tcell – Tajikistan – Feasibility Study

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Wednesday 2 Mar 2011 | Connected Society | English | Europe and Central Asia | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | Tajikistan |

In March 2011, Swedish telecom major TeliaSonera Eurasia signed an agreement with the GSMA for a Feasibility Study to be conducted by the GPM team. The study encompassed technical and financial feasibility analyses on a large number of ...

TeliaSonera – Feasibility Study

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Wednesday 2 Mar 2011 | Azerbaijan | Connected Society | English | Europe and Central Asia | Nepal | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | South Asia | Tajikistan |

In March 2011, Swedish telecom major TeliaSonera Eurasia signed an agreement with the GSMA for a Feasibility Study to be conducted by the Green Power for Mobile (GPM) team. The study encompassed technical and financial feasibility ...

Mobile Health in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Tuesday 1 Mar 2011 | Case study | English | Global | mHealth | Resource | User insights and data |

This overview examines the extent to which mobile applications can support the pharmaceutical sector. It will examine why these applications have largely not been driven by the mobile industry, and identifies the potential role for ...

Mobile Health in the Health Insurance Industry

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Tuesday 1 Mar 2011 | Business model | Case study | English | Global | mHealth | Resource | User insights and data |

This overview examines the extent to which mobile applications can support the health insurer sector. It will examine why these applications have largely not been driven by the mobile industry, and identifies the potential role for ...

Telecel – Central African Republic – Feasibility Study

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Tuesday 1 Mar 2011 | Central African Republic | Connected Society | English | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | Sub-Saharan Africa |

The country has abundant hydroelectric resources that provide reliable and inexpensive power to the capital city. About 80 percent of the CAR's electricity is provided by hydroelectricity, most of which is generated north of Bangui, ...

Policy and Regulation for Innovation in Mobile Health

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Friday 11 Feb 2011 | English | Global | mHealth | Research | Resource | User insights and data |

As healthcare systems around the world tackle the challenges of rising demand and expectations, mobile communications are opening up new possibilities for improving access, for freeing time for clinicians to spend on care rather than ...

Regulatory Impact on Business Model Choice

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Friday 11 Feb 2011 | English | Global | Mobile Money | 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 | Mobile Money | Operational best practices | Research | Resource | Spanish |

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Mobile Health: Who Pays?

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Tuesday 8 Feb 2011 | Business model | English | Global | mHealth | Research | Resource | User insights and data |

Published by GSMA & ATKearney. Mobile Health is big news in the telecoms industry. Although there is little consensus on the size, or even scope, of the global market for mobile health, several sources predict a market in the ...

Telefónica – South America – Feasibility Studies

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Tuesday 1 Feb 2011 | Argentina | Chile | Colombia | Connected Society | English | Latin America & the Caribbean | Mexico | Nicaragua | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | Venezuela |

The GSMA conducted a six country study for Telefónica in South America. The countries covered by this study were Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Is there Really any Money in Mobile Money?

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Thursday 9 Dec 2010 | English | French | Global | Mobile Money | Operational best practices | 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 ...

GPM Bi-annual Report – November 2010

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Monday 1 Nov 2010 | Connected Society | English | Global | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage |

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Econet Lesotho – Lesotho – Feasibility Study

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Monday 1 Nov 2010 | Connected Society | English | Lesotho | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | Sub-Saharan Africa |

The GSMA Green Power for Mobile (GPM) programme was commissioned by Econet Lesotho during Q1 2010 to complete a Feasibility Study to analyse the operator’s network and propose an implementation plan for a green power network.

Energy for the Telecom Towers: India Market Sizing and Forecasting

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Wednesday 1 Sep 2010 | Connected Society | English | India | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage | South Asia |

This document presents the market opportunity for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) and investors in India considering the outsourcing of the energy component of telecoms towers.

Hello – Cambodia – Feasibility Study

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Wednesday 1 Sep 2010 | Cambodia | Connected Society | East Asia and Pacific | English | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage |

GSMA’s Green Power for Mobile (GPM) programme worked with Hello to analyse the entire Hello network - consisting of 622 base stations - to identify specific solutions for energy cost savings.  

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

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

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GPM Bi-annual Report – June 2010

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Tuesday 1 Jun 2010 | Connected Society | English | Global | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage |

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