Nigeria is without doubt one of the most vibrant and exciting markets that I know. With a huge population, rich in natural resources, a very high growth rate and almost no personal debt, this country is ready to surprise the world with what is possible. And more than any country this is mobile payment paradise. Consider that the country’s finances is well regulated, that many banks are very profitable and sound, yet a large percentage of the population do not have access to financial services. E
Review of 30 models of remote access banking initiatives from around the world with the purpose of identifying models that might work in Southern Africa.
Imagine the December issue of Vogue comes out one week early exclusively on Apple’s iPad and the first few pages feature Kate Moss modelling a new Burberry handbag. This was one of the scenarios put forward by Richard Kramer, director of Arete Research, at the Telco2.0 Executive Brainstorm last week, to persuade delegates that the iPad will be a “staggering commercial success”.His fellow panellists weren’t so convinced that the iPad will be a big hit. Yves Maitre, senior vice president of group
2009 Will Be a Landmark Year for Asia Pacific as It Exceeds Two Billion Connections
US mobile operator Sprint Nextel has announced it is to sell approximately 3,300 mobile towers to privately-held TowerCo for approximately US$670 million in cash and enter into a long-term leasing agreement with the company to support its CDMA, iDEN and WiMAX networks.
Winners of the Asia Mobile Awards 2009 and Mobile Innovation Grand Prix – APAC Tournament to be announced at the Mobile Asia Congress in Hong Kong