|Title||Building a mobile money distribution network in Papua New Guinea|
|Author||Tillman Bruett and Janine Firpo|
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|Content Language||English (en)|
|Date Of Publication||2009|
The purpose of this study was to look at how mobile money services could expand in PNG. The paper includes a brief review of the current environment for both the financial and telecommunications sectors, which is well documented in other sources. The main sections of the document include an analysis of the movement of money in PNG, observations on the demand and potential for building a mobile money system, and constraints to the effort.
The paper describes several alternatives to catalyze a more comprehensive mobile money system. The document concludes that neither technology nor the regulatory environment presents obstacles to the development of mobile money in PNG.
|Publisher||The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC)|
|Number of Pages||42 pp|
|Keywords|| MOBILE BANKING, FINANCE|