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In 3.5 minutes, learn how M-PESA reached 10 million Kenyans in 3 years

We write a lot about M-PESA. That’s because it is the most successful mobile money service launched (so far). This new CGAP video by my colleague Jeanette Thomas explains.Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cgaptechnology/~3/0XMcImkagEE/

We Could Adopt Use of M-Pesa, Says U.S.

The US will leverage her technology by importing innovations from Africa as part of the Obama Administration’s bid to strengthen relations with the continent. Citing the M-Pesa evolution, US Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale said her country’s economy could benefit by importing the revolutionary mobile money transfer system from [[…]]Read more: http://mobilemoneyafrica.com/archives/2058

Is there an app to track M-PESAs growth? Headlines for Aug. 18, 2010

Do you feel close to the people who send you text messages? Banks seem to think so. Juniper predicts a global surge in text messages from financial institutions, to 90 billion texts per year by 2015. From Finextra: Juniper analyst Howard Wilcox says: “Our research found that messaging is a ‘win-win’ for banks. They can improve [[…]]Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cgaptechnology/~3/IJpFYm-eje8/

In 3.5 minutes, learn how M-PESA reached 10 million Kenyans in 3 years

We write a lot about M-PESA. That’s because it is the most successful mobile money service launched (so far). This new CGAP video by my colleague Jeanette Thomas explains. Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cgaptechnology/~3/0XMcImkagEE/

Vodacom sets date for M-Pesa launch

Earlier this year, Vodacom parent, the UK’s Vodafone, said introducing M-Pesa in SA would “enable …

Is Mobile Money Disruptive?

Mobile Money has traditionally targeted those the banks don’t want to bank. So should the banks feel threatened? This was this was the subject for Gavin Krugel’s talk at the Rio Mobile Money Summit. You can download his presentation here. And watch the video here. It’s best to have the two side by side. Please comment below.

M-Banking: The key to building credit history for the poor?

Mobile transaction data may potentially help this population establish a formal credit history, help lenders more accurately evaluate credit risk, and lead to increased access to financial services for the poor.

Mobile Money for the Unbanked Annual Report 2009

Communicates the progress of the GSMA MMU initiatve as well as provide significant research into key mobile money issues.

What makes a Successful Mobile Money Implementation? Learnings from M-PESA in Kenya and Tanzania

This case study highlights the differences between the adoption rates of M-PESA in Kenya and Tanzania and highlights their different results.

Mobile Money for the Unbanked Annual Report 2010 iv

Section 3 of the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Annual Report 2010