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Tradition is a thing of the past

BLOGGER: JEFF BARAK Mobile money and mobile banking are seen by service providers in emerging markets as the top services they will be providing over the next half-decade, according to the recently published Connected World 2010: A survey of emerging markets. A classic example of the need for mobile money is Haiti, and not just because of the devastation of this year’s tragic earthquake, which destroyed much of the country’s infrastructure and financial systems, as well as most of the country’s copper network. Even before the earthquake, fewer than 10 percent of Haitians had ever used a commercial bank, according […]  More >>