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Mobile money in Mexico [infographic]

Globally, mobile financial services are becoming the preferred way for consumers to perform an array of financial services or simply interact with their bank. This trend is particularly true of growth markets where mobile is the catalyst for financial inclusion. This infographic from Amdocs and Ovum explores how and to…
Tim Banks
February 8, 2016
MEF LatAmPrivacyRegulation

Mobile privacy and data protection in Brazil

Rafael Pellon, MEF LatAm advisor and partner at Focaccia, Amaral e Salvia Advogados, here explores the latest developments in the arena of digital privacy in Brazil, taking an in-depth look at the sweeping legal and regulatory changes coming into force as 180 million internet users become increasingly aware of the…
Sam Hill
November 23, 2015

MEF Connects Futurecom in pictures

Last week our LATAM team hosted the first ever MEF Connects Futurecom, in São Paulo, the largest ICT event in LatAm. Supported by Infobip, MEF Connects Futurecom brought together 100 MEF members and industry executives from across the region at the Hotel Transamerica at the end of a show-day. Members…
Sam Hill
November 5, 2015
MEF LatAmRegulation

Brazil Focus: the Smartphone Market

In this special country focus, we look at how local tax laws have shaped what is now the world’s fourth largest market for smartphones. In the summer of 2014 armed thieves pulled off an audacious and very successful armed raid of Samsung's factory in Campinas, Brazil. They loaded seven trucks with notebooks,…
Sam Hill
September 30, 2015

MEF Connects São Paulo in pictures

Last month in Brazil, MEF hosted its largest event to date in Latin America: MEF Connects São Paulo during Tela Viva Móvel, this year supported by Mozilla, TIMWE, Digital Virgo, AVG, Terra Networks and Easy Taxi. Ricardo Bastos, MEF LatAm GM shares his impressions and photos from the evening. Almost 200 senior executives…
Sam Hill
June 9, 2015