Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Banking: get mobile or get left behind
"Up to 80 percent of South Africans use a cellphone, and there are more active SIM cards in the country than there are people. For many years now, more South Africans have used cellphones than desktop computers to do their banking.
Arthur Goldstuck, the managing director of World Wide Worx, says only about 30 percent of cellphone users in South Africa use a smartphone (see “Techie terms”, below). Even if your cellphone is not a smartphone, you can use it to perform some basic banking and prepaid transactions." Continue Reading