July 11

Telecom Industry Coalition to Boost Access to Smartphones in Poor Countries

Telecom industry group GSMA announced on Wednesday a global coalition of companies, organisations and financial institutions that will seek to make smartphones more accessible and affordable for some of the world’s poorest populations.
The coalition will consist of mobile operators and vendors, and global institutions such as the World Bank Group, the United Nations’ agency ITU and the WEF Edison Alliance, the GSMA said in a statement.
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Source: Reuters (link opens in a new window)

Technology, Telecommunications
business development, digital inclusion, fintech, mobile finance