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Mobile money market to be worth $78 billion by 2019 – report

The global mobile money market will be worth $78 billion by 2019, according to research by MarketsandMarkets. The report, titled Mobile Money Market- Global Forecast to 2019, claimed the market will grow at an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 44.6% from last year’s total of $12.34 billion.

SoftBank eyeing up América Móvil wireless assets – report

SoftBank is considering buying the wireless assets of Carlos Slim-owned América Móvil, according to a report. Apparently the Japanese tech giant has asked US subsidiary firm Sprint’s CEO Marcelo Claure to gather information on the business up for sale on its behalf.

North American wireless dodges economic crisis

The North American wireless industry is standing firm against the downturn and is set to grow in 2009, according to analyst projections this week. Although North America was the first region to be affected by the economic crisis and has been the hardest hit, wireless operators’ results in the third quarter show how mobile services […]

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