Category: Connected Society

Triggering mobile internet use among men and women in South Asia

November 17, 2017 | Connected Society | Connected Women | South Asia | Bangladesh | India | Pakistan | Sri Lanka | GSMA

Adoption and use of mobile internet is far from universal or equitable, with women, those with less education, rural residents, and the poor accounting for a disproportionate number of ...
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Taxing mobile connectivity in Latin America: A review of mobile sector taxation and its impact on digital inclusion

October 31, 2017 | Connected Society | Latin America & the Caribbean | Argentina | Brazil | Chile | Colombia | El Salvador | Guatemala | Honduras | Mexico | Nicaragua | Paraguay | Venezuela | GSMA

The positive contribution of the mobile sector to the economy is well recognised. However, the tax treatment of the sector is not always aligned with best-practice principles of taxation, ...
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Reducing the digital divide in East Africa – spotlight on digital literacy and innovation

October 12, 2017 | Connected Society | Global | GSMA

This post was guest-authored by Emily Heaphy, Connected Society Intern & Geography student at Sheffield University. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the GSMA. ...
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The Mobile Connectivity Index

September 18, 2017 | Connected Society | GSMA

The Mobile Connectivity Index measures the performance of 150 countries, accounting for 98% of the world’s population, against the four key enablers of mobile internet connectivity. It ...
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Understanding the commercial challenges for mobile operators when expanding internet coverage to rural communities

September 6, 2017 | Connected Society | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania | Guest Blogger

This post was guest-authored by Uthmaan Madati (Tigo, Territory Manager) and Dennis Sakia (Tigo, Commercial). The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the GSMA.  The GSMA ...
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