Last updated on octobre 5, 2017
We are in the midst of advancing towards digital tal news. Yes, but despite that, our advanced technology on the Big Island still remains very slow. The reasons for this in the presentations below, with the first testimony of the Teknet group.
Version française disponible sur http://www.booknewsmada.com/2017/09/28/madagascar-lavancee-digitale-encore-tres-lente/
Difficulties connecting to the digital world
Despite significant progress in several digital sectors on the Big Island, this world is still difficult to access for most Malagasy people. Indeed, less than 20% of Malagasy have a reliable and broadband Internet connection, the majority connecting on mobile and with less consumption thanks to the minimum packages offered by the mobile operators. « In Madagascar, digital literacy is just beginning to take its first steps. And then, whether it is passengers now the turn of youtubeurs, Facebook Live and Instagram, Madagascar is just starting with Facebook which has become the most used social network in the Big Island, « posted on the blog from Tiasy on
Mondoblog-RFI. A real fact, despite the success of mobile banking or large technology solutions companies in the Big Island. Digital journalism is part of this big branch that is still « scary » for the Malagasy, as is electronic money, although electronic money is already circulating on the Big Island, or at least in the Capital. Indeed, in the provinces and regions, the use of electronic money is still very difficult. The Malagasy company preferred bank bases, mobile-banking and online payments. « The Malagasy are afraid to delve into the novelty, » explained Mirado Ravohitrarivo, marketing attaché of the Teknet Group, yesterday at the opening of Expofinance at the Carlton Anosy. And adding to the legislation in Madagascar is still quite difficult to pin down, hence the impossibility of issuing bank cards in the Big Island for the moment. « When this time comes, Teknet offers a kind of services instantly, and this is what we are exhibiting here at Expofinance, » said the official.
Expofinance, the financial services banking fair, is in its first edition this year. Organized by the Premium Publicix, it is a national and regional event where finance players meet in Madagascar. This three-day event will feature 13 conferences and the participation of various exhibitors such as Teknet Group, BFV-SG, the Ministryhttp://mefb.gov.mg of Finance and Budget and Telma.