mobile payments

Will quality data differentiate banks from mobile operators?

Traditional financial institutions are fighting a war against mobile operators for the lucrative mobile payments market in Africa. At stake – billions of dollars in transaction fees and deposits – particularly targeting the traditionally unbanked population. In more mature markets, such as Europe, where banking penetration is high, most mobile payments options work in partnership…

Telcoes Must Answer Key Questions

Building Customer Loyalty for Telecoms with Big Data Analytics

Big Data Analytics offers the Telecom industry both opportunities and answers to some of the biggest challenges they face. Few industries have faced up to the challenges that Telecoms do. While there are specific challenges related to specific geographic markets, a global review of industry challenges looks pretty much the same from any perspective. The…

Brazil

Big data! How many zeroes in a brazilian?

Zettabytes, exabytes, Petabytes – what is up with the big numbers? [Tweet this] A common approach to discussions on big data is to throw big (and meaningless)┬ánumbers at the audience. How many email messages were sent in the last second – cue BIG NUMBER! How much data has landed on the Internet in the last…