This dissemination session will aim to discuss key considerations for mobile entrepreneurs and developers based on the findings. The session will be facilitated by Angela Crandall from iHub Research and Jasper Grosskurth from Research Solutions Africa.
With 6 billion mobile phones around the world, of which 75% in developing countries, telephones reach most corners of the African continent. Mobile phones have improved the lives of the poor. Two new infoDev-led studies, focusing on South Africa and Kenya, provide insights on how useful mobile phones are for economic and social empowerment of people living of less than $2.50 a day.