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ValueWeb: How fintech firms are using bitcoin blockchain and mobile technologies to create the Internet by Chris Skinner

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As mentioned in the opening, the biggest driver of change is the mobile network. The mobile network is growing rapidly, with almost every country now seeing adoption by virtually their whole population. According to statistics from July 2015, more than half of the people living on earth today are using a mobile phone to connect and communicate. That is 3.73 billion individuals of the 7.36 billion living on earth. You may see other figures, such as mobile subscriptions exceed the world’s population—there are over 7.5 billion mobile subscriptions—but this relates to the fact that some individuals have two or three mobile accounts for their ...

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