Pan-Caribbean mobile network operator, Digicel has outlined details of the initial phase of its mobile money service project in Haiti which will deliver a range of mobile financial capabilities to the people of the earthquake hit country.

With only 10% of the population having used a commercial bank pre-earthquake (according to USAID), the mobile money concept is guaranteed to take off in Haiti where mobile penetration stands at over 35% - up from a low 5% before Digicel's launch in 2006.

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