Digital Financial Services: Regulating for Financial Inclusion

An ICT Perspective

This report sheds light on some of the most important issues that policy makers and regulators face in accelerating the spread of mobile financial services, while ensuring that the market develops competitively. It focuses on the regulatory and competition issues that have most at stake and are the most pressing. In doing so, the report aims to help regulators support the key contribution of ICT to digital financial inclusion using mobile networks, introducing those that are unbanked and underbanked into the digital economy.