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New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Jul 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators
Partnerships are vital to achieving scale, sustainability and success in the M4D sector. A 2014 GSMA Mobile for Development Impact survey of representatives from...
An African LTE Mobile Network Future

An African LTE Mobile Network Future

Published on: May 09 2014 by Steve Song - Comments Off on An African LTE Mobile Network Future
This entry is part 4 of 6 in my series Africa and Spectrum 2.0 If you follow communication infrastructure in Africa, you would be forgiven if you have begun to...
Mobiles for Development Partnerships are Still Hard!

Mobiles for Development Partnerships are Still Hard!

Published on: Jan 22 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - 1 Comment
I am Kristen Roggemann, and at the recently-concluded GSMA Mobile for Development Summit, GSMA mWomen was thrilled to host a spirited discussion on the opportunities...
Apply for $140,000 GSMA mWomen Innovation Fund Grants

Apply for $140,000 GSMA mWomen Innovation Fund Grants

Published on: Oct 18 2013 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The GSMA mWomen team is delighted to announce the launch of the fourth round of Innovation Fund grants. The goal of the NGO grants is to provide seed funding for...
5 Reasons to Use Open SIM Kit to Modify Mobile Phone SIM Cards

5 Reasons to Use Open SIM Kit to Modify Mobile Phone SIM Cards

Published on: Jan 28 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Use Open SIM Kit to Modify Mobile Phone SIM Cards
Any ICT4D projects that run on mobile phones, like digital health and mEducation initiatives, rely upon the benevolence of mobile network operators for their existence....
Where are the Mobile Operators in Mobiles for Development Projects?

Where are the Mobile Operators in Mobiles for Development Projects?

Published on: Nov 09 2011 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Steve Song recently wrote a great post on 3 reasons why M4D may be bad for Development where he says that: Mobile operators have entrenched themselves with development...