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Insights in mobile technology

Pillars for digital inclusion


In an ideal world, every single person should be able to access and participate in the global digital economy. This belief is not unique and between Facebook’s WiFi balloons or Google Fiber, the big players in the digital space are clearly making efforts to at least get everybody online. However, it is not just about…

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Myriad Connect at CIO FinTech Summit: Kenya Fraud Report


The success of financial technology has had a transformational impact across the continent, enabling financial inclusion and driving economic growth. And Africa’s FinTechs are on course to continue to further fuel growth and innovation. Disruptive payment tools like mobile money, mobile payment wallets and one click transactions are at the centre of this transformation in…

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Join Myriad Connect at FinTech Summit Nairobi 2018


Africa is the world’s second fastest growing and second most profitable banking region, with an estimated value of $86 billion in revenues. This lucrative market is largely attributable to the success of financial technology, which has had a transformational impact across the continent, enabling financial inclusion and driving economic growth.  And Africa’s FinTechs are on…

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Could mobile become the true trusted source?


Fraud is a serious global issue, but Africa is encountering its own unique set of challenges when it comes to financial service fraud. The continent is home to the most advanced mobile payments ecosystem in the world, where forty-six percent of the population have access to mobile services, according to the GSMA. However, one of…

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Giving Credence to the Voice of Africa


Millions of Africans face exclusion from the digital economy due to a lack of basic IDs or street addresses. Mobile and voice biometrics technology are set to make authentication as mobile as today’s users are. Stakeholders across the African continent are preparing to leapfrog the first three industrial revolutions and move directly to an Industrie…

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Myriad Connect in Africa – African Wireless Communications Yearbook Interview


Myriad Connect’s GM, Fabien Delanaud, recently spoke to African Wireless Communications Yearbook about Myriad Connect and our passion for being part of Africa’s burgeoning technology market. Fabien Delanaud is general manager of Myriad Connect, responsible for the overall direction of Myriad’s mobile business unit, which works to support digital and mobile transformation, particularly in Africa. With…

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Myriad Connect featured in This Day’s article on ‘Is USSD the Future of Banking?’


Despite the explosive growth of mobile across the continent, only 25% of Africans have access to the internet according to recent research from the United Nations telecommunications agency (International Telecommunication Union). Mobile technology has been leading transformation across Africa and has been the critical driver of financial inclusion across the continent. However, it is clear…

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Myriad Connect speaks to ITWeb on Enterprise Mobility


Fabien Delanaud, Myriad Connect GM, recently spoke to ITWeb on the potential for mobile technology to drive business transformation, as featured in ITWeb’s CIO Zone. In South Africa and across the African continent mobile in business has limitless potential to disrupt the way business is done. In much the same way, mobile technology has impacted economic…

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