Tag: cellphone

Rob Goodier

A new startup plans to introduce do-it-yourself cellular networks in rural communities worldwide

December 11, 2014

The technology startup Endaga launched to deliver “telcos in a box,” open-source cellular networks with low-cost hardware and software,...

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Rob Goodier

AFRICOMM is mapping the future of ICT research in Africa

November 20, 2013

Until now, technology research has largely been leaderless in Africa, its goals and products often delivered from outside the...

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Diane Hendrix

Young World Inventors: A Tanzanian bike mechanic’s journey to MIT, the Smithsonian and his own tech hub

August 19, 2013

This article is a part of the Young World Inventors multimedia stories of inspirational technology innovators in Africa. Diane...

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Rob Goodier

E4C Visualized: Maximizing mobile for development

February 10, 2013

The developing world is now “more mobile” than developed countries, the World Bank reports. Soon the number of mobile...

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Mike Mader

Internet Access in Rural Africa

October 20, 2011

About this Webinar:  This Webinar explains the lessons learned from an initiative to bring connectivity to rural Zambia, using...

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Rob Goodier

What a cheap Android smart phone means to app developers in emerging markets

September 16, 2011

At about $85, Huawei’s IDEOS shows that smart phones are becoming affordable in emerging markets. When the Android-based IDEOS...

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Rob Goodier

How SMS is streamlining healthcare in developing countries

May 15, 2011

Josh Nesbit tells the story of a man named Dixon, who he met in 2008 in rural Malawi while...

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Rob Goodier

Open-source cellphone networks are now on every continent

March 4, 2011

Three men who believe that cellphone service should be cheap and accessible to everyone have found a way to...

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