RBAP-MABS Participating Bank to Share Experiences During the Mobile Money Transfer Asia Pacific Conference

MMT 2012

The leading event for Mobile money in the Asia Pacific region will bring together stakeholders from banks, MNOs, MFIs, rural banks and regulators at the Mobile Money Transfer Asia Pacific Conference (MMT-APAC) in Singapore from January 30 – February 2, 2012.

In line with this event, GM Bank, one of the MABS Participating Banks will share its experience in the session: Seizing mobile money innovations to support banking services to facilitate the growth and development of rural communities. The presentation will focus on: (1) Collaboration with Globe Telecom’s GXI to make use of the GCASH mobile money platform to faciliate greater access to banking services for clients in rural areas as well as (2) experiences working to increase cash in and out outlets by working with GCASH agents as well as local merchants.

The conference will examine how to expand mobile money services beyond person-to-person (P2P) transfers, plot the roadmap for a sustainable and robust NFC payments infrastructure, and develop mobile microfinance services to facilitate financial inclusion and economic growth. Both Globe GXI and Smart Communications will be sharing their experiences during the confernec as well.

Case studies from Afghanistan, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Pakistan, Japan, China and Malaysia are also to be shared during the event.

With the support of the USAID, RBAP-MABS in partnership with Globe Telecom’s GXI and Smart Communications, have been facilitating greater access to banking services by making use of mobile money platforms, GCASH and Smart Money.  Over 70 rural banks with more than 1,100 branches and other banking offices have now processed more than PhP 12 billion in mobile money transactions in the Philippines.

With the support of the United States Agency for International Development, the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (MABS) in partnership with Globe Telecom’s GXI and Smart Communications, have been facilitating greater access to banking services by making use of mobile money platforms, GCASH and Smart Money.  Over 70 rural banks with more than 1,100 branches and other banking offices have now processed more than PhP 12 billion in mobile money transactions in the Philippines.

For more information about this event, please go to http://www.mobile-money-gateway.com/event/mobile-money-apac-2012