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A customer transfers cash to his mobile phone in Kenya's capital Nairobi

Mobile Money: The Battle for Africa

As enthusiasm for mobile-phone-based payments grows in Africa, operators are rushing to get a piece of potentially lucrative and ever-expanding markets and to challenge more popular and established mobile-payment services, such as Kenya’s M-Pesa.

Mobile phone usage in Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing high growth rate

Sub-Saharan Africa's telecoms market is growing faster than that of any other global region and will top $65B billion by 2018: Analysys Mason

The African telecoms market is set to be one of the main growth success stories for the telecoms sector in the next 5 years, according to a new report entitled Sub-Saharan Africa telecoms market: trends and forecasts 2013–2018.