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

Wednesday 19 Sep 2018 | Digital Inclusion | East Asia and Pacific | Ecosystem payments | English | Europe and Central Asia | Financial services products | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile access and use | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme | Report | Research | Resource | Social impact and behavioural change | South Asia | State of the industry and trends | Sub-Saharan Africa | User insights and data |

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

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 new and exciting opportunities to narrow the digital inclusion gap and an opportunity for mobile money providers to leverage the added benefits of smartphones.

This publication is part of a series of deeper insights into selected topics based on the findings of the 2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money. We take a deeper look at how the gap in mobile internet and smartphone access has narrowed in recent years, and how the mobile money industry is leveraging the opportunities this presents.

Read the report

Read the accompanying blog