IC4D 2012: Maximizing Mobile Report

‘Maximizing Mobile’ Report Highlights Development Potential of Mobile Communications

This report analyzes the growth and evolution of applications for mobile phones, focusing on their use in agriculture, health and financial services, as well as their impact on employment and government. It also explores the consequences for development of the emerging “app economy”, summarizing current thinking and seeking to inform the debate on the use of mobile phones for development. It’s no longer about the phone itself, but about how it is used, and the content and applications that mobile phones open. Read More

 

The report notes that there will soon be more mobile phones in use on the planet than people!

New Zealand Mobile Statistics

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Infographic from the report:

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