Mobile Money and APIs
Software developers are tremendously excited about mobile money and the potential for new apps to dramatically expand the flexibility and use of mobile money platforms. Accelerating mobile money innovation could expand the reach and benefits of financial services offered to the unbanked, which makes APIs exciting for anyone who cares about financial inclusion. Across Africa, many MNOs have stopped short of creating a fully open development environment.
This blog series covers what is needed to create a successful API, what kind of business models MNOs can pursue, and current advancements in this space.