ITU Blog: Mobile Money: Getting banking services to the poor

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recently taken on a new and challenging task: to promote digital financial inclusion through the adoption of technical standards.

The UN Agency for Telecommunications, more commonly known for its work in fields such as radio frequency spectrum, cloud computing or new generations of mobile technology, has established a new focus group with the aim to further unlock the potential of digital financial services to serve the poor. The focus group will build on best practices to adopt a series of recommendations that the ITU can then translate into international standards for national regulators and market players.

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