Mobile Money Transfer

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Name: Mobile Money Transfer
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Safaricom prepares for battle, sets date for new Mpesa network

The stage is set for deployment of the long-awaited Safaricom’s new M-Pesa system, raising stakes in the ongoing battle between the mobile phone service provider and a slew of new entrants in the mobile money transfer business led by Equity Bank.The new ... [Published NextBillion.net - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

NSE shareholder wealth shoots up Sh114b in 6 weeks

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has generated Sh114 billion in new wealth over the past six weeks as the market touched a six-year high.Stocks in the insurance, banking, investment and energy sectors have rallied to push NSE total market capitalisation ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Orange inks African bank partnership

Written by Michelle Stevens 17/09/2014Orange Money and Bank of Africa will be rolling out a mobile money transfer service to their customers on the continent this year.People will be able to use their handsets to transfer money directly from their Orange ... [Published Financial Sector Technology - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

More than 30 million Kenyans use mobile phones

Nairobi - , the Communication Authority of Kenya CAK has revealed.The number, which is huge considering the country's population is just over the 40 million mark means that many Kenyans are reachable on mobile units.CAK said that the reason for the high ... [Published News24 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kinondoni council eyes 800m/- for disabled people’s education

KINONDONI municipality in Dar es Salaam region, in collaboration with Beula Communications, has organized a campaign aimed at raising 800m/- in cash and equipment to enable students with various forms of disability access quality education.To support ... [Published Daily News TSN - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Business: Safaricom prepares for battle, sets date for new Mpesa network

The stage is set for deployment of the long-awaited Safaricom ’s new M-Pesa system, raising stakes in the ongoing battle between the mobile phone service provider and a slew of new entrants in the mobile money transfer business led by Equity Bank.The ... [Published East African Standard - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Millicom to offer new mobile money service

Millicom’s president and CEO, Hans-Holger Albrecht.Millicom has announced that its Tigo operation in Tanzania has launched the world’s first mobile money service which offers users the opportunity to automatically earn a return on their balance direct ... [Published CommsMEA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Photo: A man walks past a shop talking over his cell-phone on the Secretariat Road

:00:00 A A- A+ A man walks past a shop talking over his cell-phone on the Secretariat Road in the capital Monday. Banners of various mobile money transfer operators being displayed in front of the shop, as these easy-to-access facilities have taken ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Mobius: The role of technology in accelerating emerging markets’ growth

The potential for emerging and frontier markets to realise accelerated economic growth as a result of new technology transfer comes up regularly in our research findings. We have been increasingly excited about a new development – the capacity for new ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya takes lead in booming African mobile money market

Technological and cultural trends have put Kenya at the forefront of the mobile money boom in Africa.A recent report by the Central Bank of Kenya shows that mobile money transfer service providers moved close to 2 trillion Kenyan shillings (about $23 ... [Published PC World - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

CLARIFICATION

In the article titled "ePay gets nod for mobile money transfers" published in the Jamaica Observer on September 10, 2014. Alliance Financial Services Limited (AFSL) wishes to clarify that it was approved by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) to continue its current ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 4 reports

MobiKwik Introduces India's First Mobile Money Transfer Service

/PRNewswire/ --India's leading mobile wallet service, MobiKwik, is experiencing increasing adoption in its new wallet-to-wallet (W2W) money transfer service with more than 1.5 lakh money transfers taking place in the last two months.Launched on June 20 ... [Published PR Newswire India - Aug 22 2014]

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" We have seen a steep rise in mobile handset use, which represents growth in the sector" , he said
"As of March this year, there were 32 million mobile subscribers while internet users were 21.6 million representing 53 per cent of the total population, " CAK director general Francis Wangusi said
It will also allow users to nominate a non-profit beneficiary, in line with their personal cultural beliefs. "What this means to our customers is that Tigo Pesa will no longer be just a service to only send and receive money, it is also a means to make an extra earning through the newly added feature - Tigo Wekeza" said Tigo General Manager Diego Gutierrez, during a launch ceremony held in Dar es Salaam
"From east Africa to eastern Europe, that's quite phenomenal when you think about it" Michael Joseph, who heads Vodafone's Mobile Money business, told AFP in the Kenyan capital Nairobi

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Safaricom prepares for battle, sets date for ne... [Published NextBillion.net - 12 hours ago]
Millicom launches the mobile money with automat... [Published Vanilla Plus - Sep 18 2014]
NSE shareholder wealth shoots up Sh114b in 6 weeks [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 17 2014]
Orange inks African bank partnership [Published Financial Sector Technology - Sep 17 2014]
More than 30 million Kenyans use mobile phones [Published News24 - Sep 17 2014]
Over 30 million Kenyans using mobile phones - CAK [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 17 2014]
Initiatives to fight cyber crimes underway [Published IPP Media - Sep 17 2014]
Kinondoni council eyes 800m/- for disabled peop... [Published Daily News TSN - Sep 16 2014]
Business: Safaricom prepares for battle, sets d... [Published East African Standard - Sep 16 2014]
Africa’s M-PESA Money Transfer System Comes to ... [Published World Politics Review - Sep 16 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: FirstRand Bank Downscaling ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 16 2014]
Moonlight, Doves top funeral assurances list [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Sep 16 2014]
Photo: A man walks past a shop talking over his... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
Mark Mobius: The role of technology in accelera... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Millicom to offer new mobile money service [Published CommsMEA - Sep 15 2014]
The Economist Events’ ‘Innovating in Africa’ co... [Published CIO East Africa - Sep 14 2014]
Kenya takes lead in booming African mobile mone... [Published PC World - Sep 12 2014]
CLARIFICATION [Published Jamaica Observer - Sep 12 2014]
Tanzania: Tigo Tanzania Launches Mobile Money S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
Emerging Markets Guru Mark Mobius - The Leapfro... [Published Guru Focus - Sep 11 2014]
The Leapfrog: The Role of Technology in Acceler... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Sep 11 2014]
Millicom Offers Tanzanian Users Returns on Mobi... [Published Mobile Marketing Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
ICICI Bank introduces cardless cash withdrawal ... [Published Media Nama - Sep 11 2014]
Tigo Introduces Mobile Money Savings Service in... [Published Mobile World - Sep 11 2014]
Mobile Money Transfers Drive Banks in Market [Published Media Post - Sep 10 2014]
African technology expands in Europe [Published Sunday World South Africa - Sep 10 2014]
Millicom ramps up African mobile money rush in ... [Published Banking Technology - Sep 10 2014]
New Tigo Mobile Money service offers users in T... [Published HumanIPO - Sep 10 2014]
Millicom launches Tanzanian mobile money servic... [Published Finextra Research - Sep 10 2014]
UHURU CASE IS FAR FROM OVER, SAYS BENSOUDA [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 10 2014]
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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: FirstRand Bank Downscaling ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 16 2014]
Under a pilot project named “Easy Banking,” FirstRand Bank, a commercial bank based in South Africa, is providing financial services to shops and other small businesses in areas of suburban Mumbai, such as Bandra and Lokhandwala, based on the rationale ...
Price Sensitivity and the New M-Pesa Tariffs [Published Microfinance Blog - Aug 29 2014]
Last week Safaricom set consumers in Kenya abuzz with the announcement of significant reductions in their person-to-person (P2P) mobile money transfer fees for transactions of Ksh1,500 (approximately $17) and below. Safaricom has heavily promoted the ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Vodacom Relaunches “M-Pesa”... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 12 2014]
Vodacom South Africa, which is controlled by UK-based Vodafone Group, reportedly has relaunched its M-Pesa mobile payment system in the country. Originally created and marketed by Vodacom in 2007 in Kenya, M-Pesa was made available in South Africa in ...
Western Union Expands Collaboration with MTN Gr... [Published EON Business - Aug 11 2014]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Western Union Launches Mobile Money Transfer Service in the Ivory Coast with MTN Group ...
Western Union Expands Collaboration with MTN Gr... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 11 2014]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Launches Mobile Money Transfer Service in the Ivory Coast with MTN Group ...
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Xoom Upgrades Mobile Money Transfer App to Enab... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 13 2014]
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