Embracing payments as a platform for the future of mobile money

Thursday 21 Feb 2019 | Digital Inclusion | Ecosystem payments | English | Financial services products | Global | MNOs' operational and strategic issues | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme | Policy and regulation | Report | Resource |

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For over a decade, mobile money has been driving financial inclusion, opening access to digital transactions and giving people the tools to better manage their financial lives. With 690 million registered accounts across 90 countries at the end of 2017, mobile money has evolved into the leading payment platform for the digital economy in many emerging markets.

Our newly-released publication delves further into this topic and addresses the following key questions:

  • How should the mobile money business model evolve to meet the changing needs of individuals and small businesses, and what is required to make this shift?
  • Who will benefit from the ‘payments as a platform’ approach?