KEY TAKEAWAYS
  • Telco companies have helped mobile payments find a near $2.1 billion market in Africa.
  • However, as the market is maturing, traditional banks and fintechs are catching up to telcos to provide functions past purely convenience for mobile financial services.

Mobile payments on the African continent started in Kenya with Safaricom’s much celebrated M-Pesa service. With 43% of Kenya's GDP now flowing through the service, it has had a revolutionary impact on financial inclusion across Africa.

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