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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Mobile Banking - International Updates

Japan’s DOCOMO to Launch Mobile Payments Service
"Customers of DOCOMO’s i-mode™ mobile Internet service on the FOMA™ 3G network will be able to remit up to 20,000 yen (about 208 U.S. dollars) per transfer, basically just by inputting the payee’s mobile phone number."

Emirates NBD & Etisalat collaborate to launch Mobile Banking
"Emirates NBD the largest bank in terms of assets within the region will partner with Etisalat to launch a new state-of-the-art mobile banking service. This new service will offer customers the convenience of banking on the move. Customers will be able to make account balance inquiries, transfer funds, pay their credit card bills and make payments to Etisalat, RTA, Fly Dubai, FEWA, and more others."

Mobile Money World Conference 2009
"Mobile Money World Conference 2009 will be held on 29 to 30 July 2009 in New Delhi, India to discuss on strategies to develop the best business model and new business partnership in delivering mobile financial services to the mass market."

The Hype Cycle and Mobile Banking, 2009
"Just over a year ago in Cairo, we convened the first Mobile Money Summit with our friends at the GSMA, DFID and IFC. The diversity of the crowd was fantastic - people from all over the world and all sorts of business - from mobile network operators to vendors to financial institutions. It might sound corny, but Hannes Van Rensburg captured the mood quite well: “A general spirit of: ‘Let’s build the industry’ rather than criticise each other prevailed.” (Mobile Payments have arrived)"

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