8 reports

Digital Economy Readiness Index: digital payments in Sub-Saharan Africa

11 pages • By Analysys Mason

"Operators should not try to replicate M-Pesa's success in other countries, but rather look beyond person-to-person transfers and develop a more diverse suite of financial enablement services." Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is the most successful region for operator-led mobile financial services (MFS) in the world. The success of...

1363 1499 1158
Feb 2017

Digital Economy Readiness Index: digital payments in the Middle East and North Africa

11 pages • By Analysys Mason

"The most successful digital payments solutions in the Middle East and North Africa are those that navigate the widespread use of cash as a transaction medium in the region, and provide effective alternatives to cash." Operators face multiple challenges in generating a critical mass of users and the engagement necessary to make...

1363 1499 1158
Jan 2017

Digital Economy Readiness Index: digital payments in Europe and North America

11 pages • By Analysys Mason

"Operators have two choices in mobile financial services: become a fully fledged financial services provider, or provide enablement services to the existing system." Operators face multiple challenges in generating a critical mass of users and the engagement necessary to make their mobile financial services sustainable. This...

1363 1499 1158
Jan 2017

Digital Economy Readiness Index: digital payments in emerging Asia–Pacific

11 pages • By Analysys Mason

"The growth of digital payments in EMAP is driven by ecommerce players like Alibaba, and OTT messaging platforms such as WeChat; to differentiate, operators should pursue novel ways to address consumers' challenges." Operators face multiple challenges in generating a critical mass of users and the engagement necessary to make...

1363 1499 1158
Jan 2017

IT Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report May-October 2016

44 pages • By GlobalData

Summary In the midst of uneven economic conditions, rising competition, and pricing pressure within the IT industry, companies are planning to increase focus on expansion in current market, improving operational efficiency, and new product development. Mergers and acquisitions are expected to increase within the IT industry with...

1773 1950 1507
Jul 2016

Perspective: Listening to Kazakhstan: A Way for Central and Eastern European Countries to Improve eGovernment

4 pages • By IDC

Kazakhstan's egovernment agenda can be regarded as a success story. In the UN's 2014 E-Government Development Index, Kazakhstan ranked in 28th place, outranking Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries that far more affluent, such as Poland (42nd), the Czech Republic (53rd), and Hungary (39th). Russia ranked slightly better (27th), while...

1364 1500 1159
Jun 2016

Digital Economy 2025 – The future of Telecom and Internet ecosystems

By IDATE

This report develops a perspective of where the digital economy, and in particular the telecoms and Internet sectors, might be headed over the next decade, to 2025. The starting point of the study was to identify key trends that have clearly emerged and major uncertainties, which might push the industry to develop in one direction...

3000 3450 2550
Jan 2016

The Digital economy services bring growth to Asia–Pacific, led by mobile financial and healthcare services

3 pages • By Analysys Mason

<p>Operators in Asia–Pacific are searching for new and alternative revenue sources, and are increasingly looking towards digital economy services in a range of verticals. This comment examines the opportunities and identifies key success factors for operators, based on findings from our 'Connected Consumer Survey'.</p>

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Aug 2015