Feature: interoperability, India and overcoming the fear of the unfamiliar - Mobile World Live

Feature: interoperability, India and overcoming the fear of the unfamiliar

14 DEC 2011

When asked to predict the future of mobile money, interviewees in this new feature video from Mobile Money Live, including Globe Telecom's Gil Genio (pictured), came up with a variety of responses. Watch the video to find out the most popular, but among their selections was the rise in interoperability between competing mobile operators and wallet services, as well as a broadening of the current m-pay ecosystem to include handset vendors and retailers.

Some interviewees look at the future prospects for mobile money in geographic terms and predict a bright future in India, often tipped as the future for such services. Or they caution against over optimism; users in the developing world are jumping straight from a cash-based economy to a world of NFC and mobile wallets and so education will be key. View the feature here.

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Richard Handford

Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including...

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