‘Research’

MOBILE TECHNOLOGY, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA, INDIA AND BANGLADESH

Research Project in Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä Leader: Professor Laura Stark Project Background and Objectives One problem shared by the poor in all developing countries is lack of affordable access to relevant information and knowledge services. There is widespread consensus that information and communication technologies (ICTs) present one solution to this […]

Developer Economics 2012_visionmobile.com

Our research is based on an online survey of 1,500+ developers from across the globe, as well as 20 qualitative interviews. Our sample was global, including developers not just from North America, Europe and Asia, but also from Africa, Oceania and Latin America. Here are some of the many insights from the report: – The […]

Mobile Money for Business Development in the East African Community: A Comparative Study of Existing Platforms and Regulations, focuses on the East African Community (EAC1)

More than half a billion dollars are transferred in the region using cell phones each month through the largest of a number of commercial services on offer. The practice is burgeoning in developing regions where traditional banks and banking activities are in short supply, and most people lack access to financial services taken for granted […]