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Volume: 4 Issue: 10
(October 2010)

Keywords:
mobile phone developing market mobile payments migrants western union moneygram prepaid

Authors:
simon cavill

Organisations:
mi-pay

Jurisdictions:
africa

Frameworks: The mobile phone: it is not just about voice

Mobile payments have taken off in the developing world. The use of the mobile phone as an alternative payment method is increasing. Simon Cavill, Director of Strategy at Mi-Pay Ltd, discusses the impact mobile phones have on the developing world as well as migrants far away from home, and how new services change the traditional payment landscape.

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