A recent survey of mobile banking usage in South Africa shows significant growth in usage of this service. (Read here). This survey published about two weeks ago, shows that the number of subscribers now using mobile banking has almost doubled (up from 27% to 44% in one year). The growth in transaction services was also healthy with purchasing airtime and bill payments the biggest penetration. A substantial percentage (12%) are now sending money from one phone to another.What is interesting abou
Vodacom Pty. Ltd. is teaming with Nedbank Ltd. to launch the M-Pesa mobile cash-transfer service in South Africa, the mobile operator announced last week.Read more: http://www.americanbanker.com/news/vodacom-extending-m-pesa-1025440-1.html
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Now entering its 13th year, AfricaCom is the longest established and largest annual Pan-African telecoms event. Having evolved to reflect the current market dynamics, the event embraces the entire telecommunications landscape in both its multi-streamed Congress and accompanying Exhibition. Year-on-year it continues to offer African telcos the chance to meet new and existing suppliers of the highest calibre, discuss the future direction of their business and plan for their expansion. Further inf
Revisits the transactional banking market in South Africa using 2006 data to establish what difference m-banking offerings have made, or may make, to the access frontier in that country.
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.
Investigates emerging models and trajectories of development in m-payments and m-banking in the African context based in part on the analysis of circumstances in Kenya and South Africa.