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Mobile money accounts breach 1bn mark

2019 marked a major milestone for mobile money globally, with over one billion accounts and close to $2 billion in daily transactions, says GSMA.

18 Mar

FNB eWallet will be hard for telcos to beat, says CEO

The big four bank is not perturbed by telecommunications companies invading its space with mobile money offerings.

Feb 27, 2020

MTN delivers double-digit growth in Ghana

Mobile Money revenue continued to grow strongly, in a year in which the company marked the 10th anniversary of MoMo in Ghana.

Feb 4, 2020

Past harsh lessons to drive MTN MoMo’s second attempt

Analysts believe MTN’s Mobile Money platform will be a success this time as the telco has learnt from its past mistakes.

Jan 30, 2020

MTN’s Motsa ‘stubbornly optimistic’ about MoMo relaunch

CEO Godfrey Motsa says failure is not an option as the company relaunches Mobile Money, about four years after it failed.

Jan 23, 2020

Vodafone urges Africa to invest in digital infrastructure

African countries lag in important decisions on allocating radio spectrum for mobile data and broadband services, says Vodafone CEO Nick Read.

Dec 18, 2019

MTN unveils launch date for mobile money in SA

The mobile operator plans to go live with the revamped version of its mobile money offering in January next year.

Nov 13, 2019

MTN foresees mass adoption of mobile financial services

MTN CEO Rob Shuter tells AfricaCom the group has around 32 million 30-day active Mobile Money customers.

Nov 11, 2019

Vodacom’s M-Pesa hits R40bn monthly transactions

The operator records sharp growth in its M-Pesa mobile money service, which is now handling multibillion transactions per month.

Oct 7, 2019

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

After facing several challenges in the countries it operates in, MTN looks to drive financial inclusion, empower SMEs, and create jobs.

Oct 2, 2019

Big gains for Vodacom as M-Pesa surges

Vodacom is hitting high notes as its mobile money service continues to bring in massive profit for the telco.

Sep 19, 2019

Vodacom’s Cassim turns loss-making unit into golden goose

Mariam Cassim, Vodacom’s head of financial services, tells ITWeb how she turned the unit into a billion-rand concern in 36 months.

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