MTN Mobile Money News

M-Pesa

M-Pesa, Safaricom, Kenya regulators and Vodacom could be about to open up mobile money in Africa

M-Pesa, the mobile money system that is the pride and anchor of Kenya’s homegrown technology community, has had plenty of hype and excitement since its 2007 launch.

Strive Masiyiwa, Founder & Chairman, Econet Wireless Group

Transaction banking is dead: Econet Wireless Founder Strive Masiyiwa

As the evolution of mobile banking continues to disrupt the financial services sector, the founder and executive chairman of privately held telecoms conglomerate Econet Wireless Group sounded the death knell for traditional transaction banking.

M-PESA

Vodafone M-PESA and MTN Mobile Money agree to interconnect mobile money services

Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone Group and MTN Group to interconnect their mobile money services.