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Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Published on: Aug 22 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Ooredoo and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women made a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to enable 30,000 women by 2016 to become entrepreneurs by selling...
Myanmar Will Be the First Smartphone Only Country

Myanmar Will Be the First Smartphone Only Country

Published on: Aug 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
Today, Myanmar has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – with only the urban elite owning smartphones, and mobile...
New USAID Handbook: How to Integrate Mobile Solutions into Development Projects

New USAID Handbook: How to Integrate Mobile Solutions into Development Projects

Published on: Aug 18 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The rapid explosion of mobile phone access globally, which has extended to even some of the most remote communities, has set off a rush of interest in trying to...
8 Recommendations for Successful Development and Technology Organization Partnerships

8 Recommendations for Successful Development and Technology Organization Partnerships

Published on: Jul 25 2014 by Anahi Ayala Iacucci - Leave a Comment
In the ICT4D world we all talk often about working with the private sector, collaboration and partnership with technology companies. The truth is that beside the...
5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

Published on: Jan 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The mobile Internet is growing at an unprecedented rate. It is expected to be a matter of time before mobile Internet use eclipses desktop use. What does this trend...
How to Use Mobile Phone Network Data for Better Development

How to Use Mobile Phone Network Data for Better Development

Published on: Dec 18 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The UN Global Pulse has published ‘Mobile Phone Network Data for Development’, a primer on how analysis of Call Detail Records (CDRs) can provide valuable information...
RSVP Now for Mobile Solutions Forum Asia 2014

RSVP Now for Mobile Solutions Forum Asia 2014

Published on: Nov 22 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
What are the leading mobile innovations in Asia? Who are the thought leaders and decision makers? How can development practitioners leverage both the innovations...
IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

Published on: Oct 15 2013 by Mike Dawson - 2 Comments
I am Mike Dawson of Paiwastoon and I’ve spent 6 years working with Education Technology in Afghanistan. There is of course no shortage of challenges with...
3 Steps for Microsoft + Nokia Success in Africa

3 Steps for Microsoft + Nokia Success in Africa

Published on: Sep 06 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Its hardly news now that Microsoft dropped a relatively modest US$ 7.2 Billion to acquire Nokia’s handset and software services business as well as some patents...
Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off
According to the latest GSMA statistics, nearly 50% of people own a mobile phone in the developing world and almost 70% have access to mobile phones. With mobile...