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Mahindra Comviva Strengthens its Leadership Position in Digital Music Portfolio in Africa, partners with Mondial Multimedia Mondial Multimedia to provide the most popular content from local artists in Côte d'Ivoire Mahindra Comviva, the global leader…

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Wearables cada vez más inteligentes

Tras facilitar la tecnología de pago para pulseras inteligentes, como la pulsera inteligente china JiePay, o relojes inteligentes, como Swatch Bellamy, y la conectividad del dispositivo Samsung Gear S2, G&D se ha consolidado como uno…

Tecnocom: experiencias digitales cotidianas

 El Pago Móvil Universal HCE, herramientas para la auto gestión de las finanzas personales de los clientes, técnicas de contextualización personalizada para incentivar el consumo, y la contratación digital de múltiples servicios financieros y seguros,…

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Interview: Gillian Ezra, Founder, Simfy

We caught up with Gillian Ezra, Founder at Simfy ahead of VAS Africa this coming June. What is the future of digital services in Africa and what do you think are the top 3 major…

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Interview: Antos Stella, Content Connect Africa

Antos Stella, Managing Director of Content Connect Africa talks to VAS Africa about the digital music industry and how new online distribution channels are supporting African artists reach an international audience. Antos will be taking…

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Interview: Yolande Steyn, FBN

This year’s VAS Africa sees a dedicated M-Money and M-Commerce stream bring together operators, banks and platform providers focusing on new business strategies evolving to meet growing market demands. We spoke to Yolande Steyn, CEO…

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Interview: Hanlie Smuts, MTN

We talk to VAS Africa speaker Hanlie Smuts, General Manager, Product and Digital at MTN ahead of the event to hear her thoughts on the future of digital services in Africa. Hanlie will be speaking at…

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Interview: William Thubakgale, QPlay

We talk to VAS Africa speaker  William Thubakgale, COO of QPlay, ahead of the event to hear his thoughts on the future of digital services in Africa. William will be speaking at VAS Africa this…

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Africa: high potential market for technology companies

Experts predict continued strong growth in the technology sector across Africa  • Delegates at DHL’s Technology conference learnt about African consumers’ preferences, such as paying retailers via mobile phone rather than cash • Discussions were…

Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments

Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments and drive inclusive growth •  Government, private sector, mobile operators and development organizations convene to establish a plan for the future Malawi took a significant step towards…

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Delivery is critical in e-tail transactions

As e-commerce continues to gain popularity across the African continent, more effort needs to be paid towards facilitating flawless delivery to customers. This is further supported by the Global e-Commerce Logistics 2015 report which reveals…

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Internet of Things Trend Report

DHL and Cisco Internet of Things Trend Report reveals huge potential • An estimated US$8 trillion to be generated through new connections over next decade •  The Trend Report estimates that there will be 50…

Continuous growth: electronic payments in Africa

Africa is the continent that will see the largest increase in electronic payments between now and 2016 • Visa offers numerous innovation-based mobile banking services and solutions Visa, an international electronic payment company, sponsored the…