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MEF AsiaOpinionsVAS

Value added services in Asia-Pacific: part 1

The mobile value added services market is pegged to grow to a value of more than $7oo billion worldwide by 2020, and its the Asia-Pacific region that is the largest and fastest growing global region. In this first part of two-part special insights article on VAS in the Asia-Pacific region,…
Tim Banks
January 15, 2016
Guest blogMobile PaymentsOpinionsVAS

Mobile money outlook 2016

Mobile Money is in take-off mode. In developed markets 2015 saw the launch of NFC payments from all of the major players and in growth markets, for some time it has offered convenience, financial inclusion and incredible reach. Yet the technology is typically fragmented, has to comply with varying levels…
Tim Banks
January 13, 2016
Sector focusVAS

From A to B via NFC, DCB, SMS…

This week in our sector focus, MEF Minute takes a brief tour around the world of travel and mobile ticketing. Until the moment Uber completely takes over the world, the daily reality for most regular commuters is public transport. And that reality is not always a pleasant one. For the…
Sam Hill
October 21, 2015
5 minutes withEuropeVAS

5 Minutes with… Loviit

In our 5 minutes with profiles, MEF members talk about their business, their aspirations for the future and the wider mobile industry. This week, Marcel Vaschauner, CEO & Founder of Loviit, a mobile payments solution from Buongiorno. What does Loviit do? Loviit is a new solution for mobile payment and financing covering all services around the payment chain,…
Sam Hill
July 23, 2015