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Mobile Technologies to Fast Track Financial Transactions for the Unbanked in Asia

4th Annual Summit on Mobile Payments & Banking Greater Mekong/ Emerging Markets will be taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 12-13 June 2013.

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South Africa’s mobile money industry remains innovative and diverse

Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg in May

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“What is incredibly exciting is the level of interest from banks in emerging markets.”

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First Mobile Money Africa Awards to honour industry’s most innovative projects and companies

Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg in May

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Standard Bank and SAP Bring Mobile Banking to Over Half a Million “Flip-Phone” Customers in South Africa via SAP® Mobile Platform

Standard Bank’s New Mobile AccessAccount Reaches Low Income Individuals, Allowing Them to Open Bank Account Through Their Phones

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Financial Services Companies Will Spend $1 Trillion on Telecommunications Services and Equipment Over The Next Five Years, Says Insight Research

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The global financial services industry is expected to spend just over one trillion dollars over the next five years on telecommunications services and equipment, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation.  According to the new market study, spending on telecommunications by Wall Street companies, banks, insurance companies and others in the global financial sector is expected increase at compounded rate of 9.9 percent, growing from $135 billion in 2012 to $217 billion in 2017.

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CO-OP BANK SIGNS IFC LOAN WORTH US$ 60 MILLION

Co-op Bank is pleased to announce signing of an IFC loan amounting to US$ 60million (Kshs.5.1 Billion). The loan has a tenure of 7 years and is to support the growing borrowing client base in US$ mainly targeting the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).

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Standard Bank South Africa keeps pricing as is for second year

Standard Bank South Africa will for the second year in a row not increase its pricing structure for personal banking transactional customers. Pricing changes usually come into effect on 1 January every year.

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African Mobile Banking sector shows great promise

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

So James Alt, the risk advisory senior manager at Deloitte Cape Town believes that the big corporate companies utilise innovation to produce cutting edge solutions for new technologies in order to remain market leaders. Where development of these new technologies is outsourced to service organisations, corporates are faced with a set of risks associated with the outsourcing model that need to be managed.

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Malawi: Airtel committed to bring banking services to rural communities

 

By Chancy Namadzunda

After registering over 150 000 customers in its mobile banking initiative, Airtel Money, the company has said it is committed to bring banking services to the rural communities.

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South African online retail industry on the move

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Although the Online retail sector is lagging in South Africa – the industry leadership remains optimistic that better day are coming.

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