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Rural communication: Is there still a need for telecentres now that there are mobile phones?
Rural communication: Is there still a need for telecentres now that there are mobile phones? 27 October 2008 LC and Ian Howard

Following the initial rush of Information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) projects in rural Africa, many did not yield the anticipated outcomes, and interest has been dying down. People then began talking about “sustainable ICT” projects, in which it was understood that projects would become self-sufficient after their initial donor-led investment and set-up period. But with the use of mobile phones gaining in popularity, popular rhetoric has begun to question the...

MobileActive08
MobileActive08 30 June 2008

MobileActive08 is the largest event to date focused on mobile technology for social development. This global gathering brings together practitioners, researchers, technologists, and donors interested in the use and application of mobile technology for social impact. At MobileActive08 participants will explore how mobile phones are effectively used to advance civil society work, assess the current state of knowledge in the use of mobile technology to advance social development, and investigate...

The 4th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2008)
The 4th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM 2008) 02 March 2008

WiCOM serves as a forum for wireless communications researchers, industry professionals, and academics interested in the latest development and design of wireless systems. In 2008, WiCOM will be held in Dalian, China. You are invited to submit papers in all areas of wireless communications, networking, mobile computing and applications.

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