L-R: Melvin Awolowo, acting communication manager, Stanbic IBTC; Goddie Ofose, chairman, Brand Journalists’ Association of Nigeria (BJAN), and Bennet Frimpong, marketing manager, personal and business banking, Stanbic IBTC, at the press conference to announce the 4th annual brand & marketing conference with the theme “ Mobile Money in Nigeria” held in Lagos. PHOTO: AKEEM SALAU… Continue reading [PROMOTED] #BJAN: BRAND JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE GETS NOVEMBER 3RD-5TH DATE; STANBIC IBTC, CBN SET TO SPEAK ON MOBILE MONEY. READ:
South African mobile phone operator, MTN Group, on yesterday scrapped its local mobile money business due to its high operating cost. The Brand said, in a statement in Johannesburg, that the business was no longer viable in a country where around three quarters of the population already had a bank account. “The operating costs of… Continue reading [BRANDS]#DEBRANDING: MTN NIGERIA DISCONTINUES MOBILE MONEY SERVICES IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Digital payments and commerce provider, Interswitch, has launched an integration of its Quickteller services with BlackBerry’s BBM via a new app called Quickteller for money transfer and airtime recharge. Available for smartphones running Android BlackBerry and iOS, the partnership will enable BBM users with a Nigerian bank account to make a request for money, airtime… Continue reading [PARTNERSHIPS] INTERSWITCH IS WOOING BLACKBERRY IN LINE WITH MONEY TRANSFERS AND AIRTIME RECHARGE.