The growing ubiquity of cellular connectivity in Africa makes it the ideal planning bed for mobile payment solutions. South Africa is currently developing the infrastructure for a NFC(Near-Field Communication) mobile payment solution, and people are clearly seeing the convenience of using their mobile phone for payment. However, some might still show reluctance as they have security concerns about what happens if a phone gets lost or stolen.
- What’s holding back the adoption of NFC payments in Africa
- Have mobile payments gone mainstream in Africa?
- What are the main fears that people cite for not using mobile payments?
To speak to Gemalto, and find out more about the mobile payment solutions, visit them at Cards & Payments Africa 2015 – the largest payments and banking event in Africa.
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