A “cut and paste” approach to mobile financial services is unlikely to lead to successful propositions, with services tailored to local markets the preferred option, Zahir Khoja (pictured), CEO of Mobile Payment Solutions (MPS), said during this morning’s keynote session.”
Looking forward to reading as I was joking about this with friends recently.
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