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How Was mBanking Successfully Embraced in Bangladesh?

How Was mBanking Successfully Embraced in Bangladesh?

Published on: Feb 20 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Bringing mBanking to Bangladesh has had many bumps along the road. Before introducing mBanking to Bangladesh, 87% of the population didn’t have a bank account...
If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

Published on: Feb 18 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Ethics is an ever-present theme in Development and one which is sometimes overlooked in ICT4D/Technology for Development – a field in which people can sometimes...
On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

Published on: Jan 30 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
If you’re looking to join the ICT4D field (or want to find a new job in ICT), be sure to sign up for the ICT4D Job Opportunities mailing list, run by ICTworks’...
Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

Published on: Dec 31 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
From India to South Korea and beyond, businesses worldwide are scrambling to reduce their carbon footprint and trying to operate with a higher degree of environmental...
Transactional Data: How Mobile Network Operators Leverage Data for Better Service and What It Means for M&E

Transactional Data: How Mobile Network Operators Leverage Data for Better Service and What It Means for M&E

Published on: Dec 24 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Mobile for Development Impact were delighted to support the recent M & E Tech events in Washington D.C and New York. We see our role as catalysing the creation...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Published on: Dec 18 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID and FHI 360 are proud to invite you to RSVP for the first Digital Development Forum on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Accra, Ghana. This one-day event will set...
Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Dec 04 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Join us on TODAY at 12...
Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Published on: Nov 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Currently 10% of the world’s population does not have access to ‘improved’ water resources, nearly 20% are without access to energy, and almost 35% lack access...
4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

Published on: Nov 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
According to new data released by GSMA Intelligence, 3.8 billion people or half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the Internet...