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This week.. Brussels backtracks on mobile roaming, MTN quits mobile money in SA mobile connectivity is costing businesses billions and much more.
Brussels executed a public U-turn on Wednesday in a desperate attempt to rescue a policy that was once held up as a tangible example of the EU’s benefit to ordinary citizens only to become a source of consumer ire.
This week, MEF has released an essential guide to doing business in Nigeria, with detailed information on how to make the most of the opportunities in the vibrant market. Here, Miranda Smith outlines what you can expect to find in the guide, and why Nigeria is one of Africa’s most exciting markets for mobile.
MEF has long been supporting its members in Africa since the creation of MEF Africa in 2012. The region remains a key focus for MEF and we are pleased to now share our first ever Market Guide to Nigeria. This comprehensive guide to doing business in Nigeria provides key insights, practical advice and resources to help companies starting to assess the opportunities available within Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as those currently expanding their operations into the region.
There’s a powerful new idea gaining ground in digital circles. It’s big. It’s affects how we think about online privacy, how we buy from brands, how we interact with government and how we can take control of our identities.
The trouble is, no one knows what to name it. Choose from:
The personal data economy
The internet of me
The API of me
Privacy as currency
There are less that 2 weeks to go to enter the 13th annual Meffys. The MEF Minute has been catching up with some of last year’s winners to find out what they’ve been up to in the last 12 months.
This week, we speak to Kenny Ewan, CEO & Founder of WeFarm, a project to connect some 250,000 small-scale farmers with each other and get access to invaluable crowd-sourced knowledge sharing using mobile tech.
What did you win the Meffy for?
WeFarm won the Meffy Innovation Award for Technology.
Why do you think the judges picked your entry?