Lagos – Stakeholders in the international
mobile money sector will early next month converge in Lagos to discuss
prevailing issues in the industry.
Leading innovators and decision makers from international
money transfer operators, financial services providers, financial technology
providers, agent network operators, mobile financial services providers,
regulators and stakeholders from the supply and demand side of the financial
technology and remittance industry will attend the event.
Tagged Remittance and Mobile Money Expo, the event is
scheduled for February 2-3.
The sixth edition of this event comes as Nigeria prepares
to license non-bank remittance providers for out-bound and in-bound
Event Director at Mobile Money Africa, Emmanuel
Okoegwale, said Africa had made great strides in mobile technology adoption and
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“However, despite the pervasive coverage of such mobile
networks across Africa, technological innovation has yet to drive down costs in
Africa’s remittance markets,” said Okoegwale.
The barriers to cost-reduction, challenges and
opportunities in the African remittance market, the emergence of digital
remittances such as mobile money, online transfers and lowering remittance cost
for Africans were some of the subject matter areas to be considered at the
conference being held at the Oriental Hotel.
Speakers from leading money transfer operators and
financial technology providers such as Transfast, xpressmoney, TransferTo,
Xpressmoney, Tagattitude, Redcloud and HelloPaisa will keynote the event.
The expo addresses the emerging digital
financial ecosystem in Africa covering regulations, technology, innovations
from the supply and demand side value chain actors within the African
- CAJ News