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Mobile Money Industry Insights – March 6, 2014

News and insights from the Mobile Money industry, by Monitise Senior Vice President, Industry & Investor Relations, Andrew Griffin. ANALYST REPORTS Nielsen on Media Consumption:   Nielsen recently published some consolidated media consumption figures for the US, UK and Italy. Nielsen found that Americans spend 34 hours a month on smartphone apps and mobile web, while… Read more

 

Mobile Money Services for the Unbanked Continue to Grow Worldwide

Mobile Money services are spreading at an increasing pace worldwide, according to the new GSMA “State of the Industry” report released this week at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The report contains data from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) Deployment Tracker, which monitors the number of live and planned mobile… Read more

 

Mobile Money Industry Insights – February 27, 2014

News and insights from the Mobile Money industry, by Monitise Senior Vice President, Industry & Investor Relations, Andrew Griffin. STOCK MARKET/FINANCING Facebook Pays $19 Billion for WhatsApp:  Facebook bought the messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion last week, or $40 for each of its 450 million users; this dwarfs the $4 per user Rakuten paid… Read more

 

Monitise Named Finalist for 2014 Innovator Award

Monitise has been nominated for a 2014 Innovator Award by PYMNTS.com. Viewed as the most prestigious recognition awards in the payments industry, the PYMNTS Innovator Awards has seen an exponential increase in participants and sponsors and boasts a submission, selection and voting process that is unmatched in intellectual rigor and competitive energy. Gold, silver and… Read more

 

50+ Fascinating Stats about Mobile Commerce in the US

In the Econsultancy blog, David Moth recently wrote an article compiling “more than 50 of the best stats from surveys and reports” on mobile commerce over the past 12 months. Here are some highlights: Mobile Ownership Pew Internet Project research from May 2013 found that 91% of US adult had a cell phone, while 56%… Read more