Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Overcoming the digital divide or short cutting telephony development

It'’s often said we should apply developed world models of development to the "so called developing world”. This appears to be particularly true in the growth of mobile phone networks in Africa. It appears that many states are missing out the landline stage of telephony infrastructure and opting for mobile networks. With entrepreneurs buying phones and renting them out per call within there communities. ItÂ’s also helping global recycling as your old discarded handset is often sold to such individuals read the interesting Economist article at
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