A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on ways to keep the Internet open, fair, secure and interoperable in Latin America and the Caribbean amid geopolitical rivalries for dominance in the digital space.
Agustina del Campo, Nathalia Foditsch, Pedro Less Andrade, Lourdes Casanova, Jason Pielemeier, Husani Durans de Jesus
Internet-based products have grown substantially in recent years, and constitute an important source of innovation for the remittance industry. Although these products present important opportunities for businesses and consumers, the low rate of penetration merits further discussion and analysis. The article concludes that perhaps the issue is still more structural, that the ecosystem of payment services is performing unevenly, partly due to poor financial access among clients and merchants.