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SMS e-commerce

In mobile market, technology on October 6, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

E-commerce in developing economies;

Shopping via Text Message

The startup is working with partners including Microsoft and T-Mobile. Since July, the firm has been powering e-ticket sales for the Nigerian airline Aero, which wants to reduce the cash payments that currently make up the majority of ticket sales. This month, the company that runs ferries connecting Kampala in Uganda to Mwanza in Tanzania via Lake Victoria will also start using the system, allowing users to query the timetable and book tickets via SMS.

What about Vodafone? What is the project that they run in Africa?

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