Interoperability Next Step For Africa's M-Commerce Providers

Mobile money has had a transformative impact in Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing banking services to tens of millions of people who had been excluded from the formal financial system. Mobile data providers - like Kenya's Safaricom - have profited handsomely. BMI believes that the next phase in the sector's rapid growth will be driven by increased cooperation between banks and mobile operators. In this podcast, Telecoms Analyst Amy Cameron walks us through some of the recent moves towards collaboration in the region's m-commerce market and how we expect them play out over the next five years.