Why ’Low-Cost’ Phones May Not Ring in Africa, by Ken Nwogbo

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

GSM Association, the operator-led trade association representing the global mobile industry has launched the “Ultra-Low Cost” initiative to address high cost of handsets identified as the single biggest barrier to mobile communications affordability in emerging markets. Questions are however being raised about the quality and intentions behind the special phones for Africans.
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Source: Daily Champion (Lagos)