Large networks of engaged users in Africa (part 2) — mobile money.

Posted in: M-Pesa, Mobile Money, Telcoms, Uncategorized- Mar 08, 2012 2 Comments

Thus solution (M-Pesa) aimed at improving economic activity for the poor needed ‘non poor’ actors in the ecosystem in order to inject cash into the system and thus make it flow and grow initially. Niti Bhan writing in Afrinnovator, March 5, 2012 This is a continuation in our thinking about how large networks of engaged users will [...]

A SMS to IP messaging bridge

Posted in: SMS, Telcoms- Feb 25, 2012 No Comments

Kevin Fitchard of GigaOm writes SMS 2.0 could make its first appearance at MWC it will be interesting to see how this story plays out with operators and in the market for number of reasons.   There is not much detail but as I understand it the proposed solution both enhances SMS with features found in instant [...]