ASSESSMENT OF TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS FOR M-PAYMENTS AND M-BANKING
10/04/2009

MF Eurasia has initiated the discussions with potential technology providers from the EU, US, Canada, Russia, Tanzania and Philippines. The objective of the project is to identify successful platforms and understand context in which they can be deployed. This is accompanied by desk research to make a comparative analysis of mobile finance platforms.
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NOKIA BETS ON MOBILE PAYMENT
02/04/2009

A $70 million investment by Nokia in a mobile-phone-payment system called Obopay suggests that, even in a plunging global economy, mobile financial services are guaranteed to grow in many of the world's poorest nations.
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AMID CRISIS, POLICYMAKERS EMBRACE MOBILE BANKING TO REACH UNBANKED POOR
09/03/2009

CGAP - Despite regulatory challenges and the financial crisis, policymakers are embracing mobile banking as a means of providing financial access to the unbanked poor. More than a billion people worldwide lack bank accounts, but do have mobile phones, providing a dramatic opportunity to achieve greater financial inclusion.
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