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Televisa gets Iusacell investment thumbs-up

Mexican broadcast company Televisa has been given the conditional green light to acquire 50 percent of operator Iusacell for US$1.6 billion, reports Dow Jones Newswires

Polkomtel takeover approved by Polish regulator

The proposed acquisition of Polish number two operator Polkomtel by a firm held by Polish …

GSMA Releases Regulatory Database

The GSMA MMU team has compiled a comprehensive database of laws and regulations relating to mobile money in over 40 countries. This first set of data which is now linked to the MMU deployment tracker can be accessed via the country pages or on the Mobile Money Exchange Wiki. The Deployment Tracker is a tool that serves the GSMA and its partners by providing information on mobile money in developing countries. At present, the database contains country-specific information on mobile money dep

Navigating the Mobile Money regulatory landmine in West Africa

Principal   consultant  @ mobilemoneyafrica.com Advisory  board  member  @ Frontlinesms Credit , USA West Africa is …

What Regulators Really Want When Applying for a License

Over the past few weeks we have been looking into different countries’ regulatory practices for …

How can regulators protect funds held by mobile money providers?

The success of mobile money services such as M-PESA has raised the question of how …

How can regulators protect funds held by mobile money providers?

The success of mobile money services such as M-PESA has raised the question of how …

Mobile Payment Systems Could Leave Consumers At Risk

Consumers Union Calls on Regulators to Require Mobile Payment Providers to Abide by Strong Consumer Protections SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Recent news stories have highlighted how consumers in the U.S. soon will be able to pay for products and services with a wave of their smart phones. But while mobile payment technologies may offer a convenient new way to pay for goods and services, consumers could be at risk of losing money when mistakes are made by merchants and processors or as a result of fra