- Register for our #mAgri webinar on how to create scalable, engaging #mobile #agricultural solutions – 4 July… https://t.co/cxHSjIHx3U https://twitter.com/GSMAm4d/status/879617837102452736
- Thank you for having us! #M4D https://t.co/wCtX4cQMiI https://twitter.com/GSMAm4d/status/879448536521347072
- RT @gsmammu: Our #MobileMoneyHackathon is two weeks today in Dar es Salaam! Catch up on last year's #hackathon highlights: https://t.co/UAf …https://twitter.com/GSMAm4d/status/879432192878936065
- .@Easypaisa launched a mobile operator-led #solar #payg model. Here’s the findings from the #M4DUtilities grant… https://t.co/O6a1R6RMNQ https://twitter.com/GSMAm4d/status/878240040681431040
- Thanks @kheimerl of @UW for a great talk on the #CommunityCellular project w @Facebook & @GlobeTelecom in the Phili… https://t.co/kJaafXDfUT https://twitter.com/GSMAm4d/status/878168381005877250
Connected Society Programme
Unlocking the power of the mobile internet
Our mission is to support the mobile industry to increase the adoption of the internet for the underserved by tackling key barriers: network coverage, affordability, digital skills and locally relevant content.
The internet is the most important enabler of social development and economic growth of our time. Already 3.2 billion people are online – 2.4 billion of them through mobile – directly benefiting from and contributing to the digital economy. 4 billion people remain offline, unable to participate and unaware of the opportunities.
The unconnected population is predominantly located in developing world markets, typically on low incomes and lacking basic and digital literacy skills. Women are disproportionately affected by these challenges. Mobile represents the best opportunity for the underserved to join the digital economy.
The Connected Society Programme works with the mobile industry and key stakeholders to improve network coverage, affordability, digital skills and locally relevant content, in pursuit of wider adoption of the mobile internet.
This initiative is currently funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and supported by the GSMA and its members.
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