Live support
We are sorry, but support is not available at the moment.
Mobile Money Transfer & Remittances
OverviewJuniper Research's Mobile Money Transfer & Remittances research suite offers an exhaustive, independent assessment of both the domestic and international sectors.

As mobile money services across developing markets evolve to include micro-credit and saving initiatives, this research into mobile money transfer and remittance explores the best practice for service deployment, identifies the optimal markets for growth, assesses key player capabilities and provides the most in-depth forecasts across a range of key metrics.

Key Features

  • Mobile money incubator market evaluation.
  • Market evolution, key trend and primary challenge assessment.
  • Market disruptor analysis.
  • Heat map assessment of mobile money platform providers, player profiles and matrix ranking.
  • Market forecasts for mobile money transfer users, usage and revenue opportunities split by 8 key regions, by 15 national markets and by 8 money transfer types.

Key Questions

  1. What are the key factors that determine whether a market is suited to becoming a ‘mobile money incubator’?
  2. What role does regulation play in the success of a mobile money service?
  3. Can mobile microinsurance services become financially viable in developing markets?
  4. How can mobile money providers reach out to those in the lower echelons of the socio-economic pyramid?
  5. Can cross-border operator initiatives stimulate mobile international money transfer?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Amdocs, Ericsson, eServGlobal, Gemalto, Mahindra Comviva, MTN Group, TransferTo, Western Union.
Profiled: Amdocs, Ericsson, eServGlobal, Fundamo/Visa, Gemalto, Mahindra Comviva, Pyro Group, SAP, Tagattitude, Telepin, TransferTo, Verifone.
Case Studied: MTN Group, Western Union
Mentioned: Accenture, Acision, Afrimarket, Aircel, Airwide Solutions, Al Farden, Alipay, American Express, Aricent, ASBANC, Banco Inbursa, Bank of Kigali, Bank of Tanzania, Bank of Uganda, Banque Atlantique, BDCOM Online, Bharti Airtel, BICS (Belgacom International Carrier Service), bkash, BlackBerry, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited), Cable & Wireless, Cellcom Israel, Celpaid, Central Bank of Kenya, Central Bank of Nigeria, Central Bank of Tanzania, CIMB, CrossKeys Systems, DBBL (Dutch Bangla-Bank Ltd), Discover, Econet Wireless, Equity Bank, eServGlobal, Etisalat, Eurogiro, Facebook, FFP (Fund for Peace), Globe Telecom, GMT Cabo Verde, Gores Technology Group, Grameen Foundation, GSMA, HBL, HomeSend, HP, ICEHOUSE, Indosat, InfoSpace, Ingenico, Intermedia, Invest Wales, ITU, Kabira, Lenddo, MasterCard, Mcel Mozambique, Microsave, Millicom, MNepal Limited, Mobicash, Mobile 365, Mobipay, Moneygram, Mozilla, mPeso, MTML, National Bank, National Bank Association, Nepal Telecom, NetOne, Netsize, Nettcash, Nokia Siemens Network, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Ooredoo, Orange, Paym, PayPal, Phitek, Pioneer Capital, PT Smart Telecom, Qash Services, Qpass, Qtel, RBI (Royal Bank of India), Redeban Colombia, Safaricom, Schlumberger, Sendly, Smart, Snapchat, Sprint, Square, State Bank of India, Sybase, Teasy Mobile, Telcel, Telefónica, Telkomsel, Tencent, Tigo Mobile, TransferBridge Pty Ltd, TransferWise, Triotech, True Move, Tunisie Telecom, Urwego Opportunity Bank, Utiba Mobility, Valimo, Venmo, Vesta, VimpelCom, VivaCell Group, Vodacom, Vodafone, WeChat, Western Union, World Bank, WorldRemit, XL, Xoom, Youtap, Zain Group.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s highly granular IFxls (Interactive Forecast Excels) enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions, perform what-if analysis; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability both to understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.
Forecast suite includes:
  • Active/Registered Service Users, Service Usage Frequency, Transaction Volumes, Average Transaction Values, Total Transaction Values and Service Provider Revenue Opportunity.
  • Splits by 8 Transaction Types (Bulk Disbursement, Cash-in, Cash-out, Domestic Airtime Top Up, Domestic P2P Remittance, International Airtime Top Up, International P2P Remittance, Microcredit/Insurance)
  • Splits by 8 Key Regions and by 15 Key Markets (Canada, Denmark, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, US and UK)
  • Interactive Scenario tool allowing user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data for 10 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 67 tables and nearly 9,000 data points.

Research Options

All research reports now come with an enterprise-wide licence

Mobile Money Transfer & Remittances: Domestic & International Markets 2015-2020

Click here for product details

This market leading research from Juniper has been thoroughly revised and updated for 2015, providing in-depth analysis of the trends shaping the mobile money transfer space today. Including evaluations of both the optimal markets for mobile money development, and of best practice for stakeholders across the value chain, it is required reading for any player seeking to maximise their opportunity within the mobile money transfer arena.

The research suite includes:
  1. Executive Summary - Slide deck summarising key trends, competitive analysis and market forecasts, allied to a series of strategic recommendations for players across the value chain (PPT).
  2. Market Trends & Competitive Landscape - strategic analysis of mobile money evolution, key trends in both domestic and international remittance and mobile money incubators, together with mobile money transfer platform provider capability assessment and matrix (PDF).
  3. Market Sizing & Forecasts – regional and sector prospects analysis together with 6 year forecasts for service users, transaction volumes and transaction values, split by domestic remittance, international remittance and microcredit/insurance (PDF).
  4. Interactive Forecast Excel – highly granular dataset comprising nearly 9,000 data points, allied to Interactive Scenario tool giving user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data (Interactive XL).

Download a summary of the table of contents and forecasts above, or request a detailed list of every table and chart via

Add-on Research

Included Support options

30 Minutes Analyst time

30 minutes of support time on the telephone with one of our expert analysts.

Analyst support is provided for the following areas:
  • Research related queries
  • Clarifying methodologies, forecast assumptions and forecast outputs
  • Identification of key market trends and opportunities

Email Support

Receive free email support for the research purchased by emailing your queries to

Support options

Additional 30 Minutes Analyst Time

Purchase extra support time on the telephone for the research purchased with one of our expert analysts.

Research Details

Windsor Holden
Commerce & Money
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, Denmark, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, UK, USA

What about purchasing a subscription?

Unlimited access to our research catalogue and data