Practical Insights on GSMA

How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

Published on: Aug 25 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Around the world, artificial intelligence is automating functions and making new services possible with breakthroughs in cheap computing power, cloud computing...
Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Principles for Driving the Digital Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Around 15 per cent of the world’s population, or an estimated one billion people are persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are at a disadvantage...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities....
Apply Now: £250,000 Grant Funding for Digital Urban Services

Apply Now: £250,000 Grant Funding for Digital Urban Services

Published on: Jun 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
 Urban resilience poses challenges to city authorities and urban service providers as two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050, with...
5 Mobile Technology Trends in Humanitarian Relief Activities

5 Mobile Technology Trends in Humanitarian Relief Activities

Published on: May 12 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
2020 was a year like no other. COVID-19 digital response heightened the global need for humanitarian assistance by exacerbating existing crises and creating new...
5 Tips for Greater Inclusivity in Human Centered Design Activities

5 Tips for Greater Inclusivity in Human Centered Design Activities

Published on: Oct 29 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Tips for Greater Inclusivity in Human Centered Design Activities
Human-centred design has become something of a buzzword in the humanitarian sector. But what does it actually mean? In the simplest terms, human-centred design...
Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Published on: Sep 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated connectivity is a fundamental right. Never before has it been so important for people across the world to access daily...
Apply Now: £2.5 million for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

Apply Now: £2.5 million for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion

Published on: May 04 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Mobile networks have become the primary way of accessing the internet in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), driving economic growth, enabling access to life-enhancing...
10 Insights on Mobile Usage by Persons with Disabilities in Kenya and Bangladesh

10 Insights on Mobile Usage by Persons with Disabilities in Kenya and Bangladesh

Published on: Feb 26 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Insights on Mobile Usage by Persons with Disabilities in Kenya and Bangladesh
Over a billion people worldwide live with a form of disability. This represents 15 per cent of the global population; 80 per cent of whom live in a low- or middle-income...
The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You

The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You

Published on: Aug 14 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You
Mobile phone services were introduced in Nigeria in 2001. Yet, we still don’t really know who owns a mobile phone in Africa’s most populous country....