Mobile Financial Solutions

Mobile Payments Take Centre Stage at MWC 2016!

The Mobile World Congress (MWC), GSMA’s marquee annual event, was bigger and better than last year, with a record number of 101,000 attendees from 204 countries. The theme “Mobile is…
Srinivas Nidugondi
29th March 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

Barriers to mobile payment adoption

Today, mobile payment options are becoming increasingly sophisticated. The reason may be attributed to the continued evolution of new supporting technologies but, even with the attainment of such maturation of…
Comviva
22nd March 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

Mobile Money Services : Putting micro savings back into focus

One of the fascinating trends to emerge in the last few years has been the role of mobile money services in mobilizing micro savings from the unbanked and underbanked segments…
Comviva
1st March 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

HCE Payments – The Future of Contactless Payments

After years of hype surrounding NFC Mobile Payments, the contactless payments segment is finally witnessing some traction thanks mainly to cloud based technologies like HCE Payments that are enabling seamless…
Comviva
25th February 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

Mobile Payments driving shift to Customer Experience

Mobile payment is going through a fundamental shift driven by the evolution in social, mobile, cloud and communications. These changes are only going to intensify in the future forcing fundamental…
Comviva
22nd February 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

Regulatory Environment and the Nigerian Mobile Money Industry; Challenges And Opportunities

 Source: Techloy.com There are three major business models in which a mobile money deployment can operate:  MNO-Led: (Most Common) The mobile network operator acts as the acquirer/issuer and hence owns…
Mwema Kerich
28th January 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

EcoCash – Transforming Zimbabwe into a cash-light economy

Inflation by hour A Coke bought at 8 a.m. cost ZIM$50 billion   At noon, the same Coke cost ZIM$100 billion   By 7 p.m. that day, the same Coke…
Comviva
6th January 2016
Mobile Financial Solutions

Payment Banks: In for the Long Haul or a Flash in the Pan?

2015 is drawing to a close and, in so far, payments banks seem to be the flavour of the year. Well, for the mobile financial services space at least! Just…
Srinivas Nidugondi
3rd December 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

NFC Payments – going beyond HCE

The NFC payments journey started by examining security as a basic requirement. To this end, solutions based on the Secure Element came to the fore, as these solutions offered a…
Nitin Jain
27th October 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

Travel Goes Mobile

Traveling is indispensible part of our everyday routine. To meet our daily objectives, we travel miles, be it on an airplane, a train, a tram, a bus or a taxi.…
Mohit Bhargava
23rd October 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

Ripe for Disruption? Building our future today

There are two impulses in a human mind – one which says ‘DO’ and the other that says ‘DO NOT’. The mind weighs the good and the bad and uses…
Srinivas Nidugondi
8th October 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

Somaliland, Where Mobile Money Is A Part Of Everyday Life. How Do They Do It?

Zouhair runs a tea stall in the busy street market in Hargeisa, Somaliland. What he shares with thousands of other merchants/small vendors in Somaliland is his ability and more importantly…
Anand Prakash
30th September 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

Tech savvy consumers: A rising trend

Technology in modern times have picked up pace in both evolution and adaptation. May be it’s because of the users acceptance towards new technologies which was much less in olden…
Ankith RD
24th September 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

Taking Mobile Money to the Next Level

Mobile money is a technological revolution which many emerging countries are proud of. Why? Because for once there is an area of mobility where they have lead by example and…
Mohit Bhargava
24th September 2015
Mobile Financial Solutions

Kenyan banks launch real-time interbank switch in response to mobile money

The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) is launching a platform it calls the Real-Time Interbank Switch which it says “will create an interbank mechanism to enable interoperability across KBA members for…
Mwema Kerich
11th September 2015