Regulator seeks power to license retail mobile cash agents

​This is over reaching.. Not everything needs to be resolved by
Regulation… ​

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On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Victor Kapiyo via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> The Communications Authority (CA), is seeking powers to license all mobile
> money agents as part of new measures targeting market dominance in the
> telecommunications sector. Francis Wangusi, the CA director general told
> parliament Monday that the registration seeks to make the agents neutral so
> that they can serve the telecoms operators. “The agents are going to be
> licensed to check misuse of information provided by mobile operators,” Mr
> Wangusi told the National Assembly’s committee on ICT. Leading telecoms
> operator, Safaricom, has 160,000 agents for its M-Pesa platform, Airtel
> money has 30,000 while Telkom’s T-Kash has 7,000.
>
> www.businessdailyafrica.com/news/Regulator-seeks-power-license-
> mobile-cash-agents/539546-4678402-yl67ycz/index.html
>
> We look forward to review the regulations.
>
> *Victor Kapiyo*
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