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    IB Geography - Global Interactions - Mobile Phones IB Geography - Global Interactions - Mobile Phones Presentation Transcript

    • MobilePhones
    • Lesson Themes
    • Lesson Themes Examine the contrasting rates, levels and patterns of adoption of an element of ICT [in this case - mobile phones] in two countries.
    • Lesson Themes Examine the contrasting rates, levels and patterns of adoption of an element of ICT [in this case - mobile phones] in two countries. The role of mobile phones [Information and Communications Technology] in civil society and the transmission and flow of images, ideas, information and finance.
    • Territory size shows the proportion of all cellular telephone subscriptions found there in 2002.
    • Look at ‘Mobile cellular’ growth rate compared to the other ICT.
    • United States of America
    • 2009
    • 2009 278 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009
    • 2009 278 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009 Approximately 90% of the population
    • 2009 278 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009 Approximately 90% of the population An increase from 243 million subscribers in 2007
    • 2009 278 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009 Approximately 90% of the population An increase from 243 million subscribers in 2007
    • US Wireless Industry Survey 2010
    • US Wireless Industry Survey 2010 Over 285 million Americans are mobile subscribers, about 91 percent of the total population.
    • US Wireless Industry Survey 2010 Over 285 million Americans are mobile subscribers, about 91 percent of the total population. Those 285 million callers used 1.12 trillion minutes of talk time in the last half of 2009, up 3.4 percent of the same period in 2008.
    • US Wireless Industry Survey 2010 Over 285 million Americans are mobile subscribers, about 91 percent of the total population. Those 285 million callers used 1.12 trillion minutes of talk time in the last half of 2009, up 3.4 percent of the same period in 2008. That’s an average of 6.1 billion minutes used per day, or about 21 minutes per person per day.
    • US Wireless Industry Survey 2010 Over 285 million Americans are mobile subscribers, about 91 percent of the total population. Those 285 million callers used 1.12 trillion minutes of talk time in the last half of 2009, up 3.4 percent of the same period in 2008. That’s an average of 6.1 billion minutes used per day, or about 21 minutes per person per day. In the latter half of 2009, revenue for wireless data service totaled over $22 billion, nearly a third of overall wireless services revenue.
    • US Wireless Industry Survey 2010 Over 285 million Americans are mobile subscribers, about 91 percent of the total population. Those 285 million callers used 1.12 trillion minutes of talk time in the last half of 2009, up 3.4 percent of the same period in 2008. That’s an average of 6.1 billion minutes used per day, or about 21 minutes per person per day. In the latter half of 2009, revenue for wireless data service totaled over $22 billion, nearly a third of overall wireless services revenue.
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report 40% of American adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009).
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report 40% of American adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009). The use of non-voice data applications on cell phones has grown dramatically over the last year. Compared with a similar point in 2009, cell phone owners are now more likely to use their mobile phones to:
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report 40% of American adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009). The use of non-voice data applications on cell phones has grown dramatically over the last year. Compared with a similar point in 2009, cell phone owners are now more likely to use their mobile phones to: Take pictures—76% now do this, up from 66% in April 2009
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report 40% of American adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009). The use of non-voice data applications on cell phones has grown dramatically over the last year. Compared with a similar point in 2009, cell phone owners are now more likely to use their mobile phones to: Take pictures—76% now do this, up from 66% in April 2009 Access the internet—38% vs. 25%
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report 40% of American adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009). The use of non-voice data applications on cell phones has grown dramatically over the last year. Compared with a similar point in 2009, cell phone owners are now more likely to use their mobile phones to: Take pictures—76% now do this, up from 66% in April 2009 Access the internet—38% vs. 25% Play games—34% vs. 27%
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report 40% of American adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009). The use of non-voice data applications on cell phones has grown dramatically over the last year. Compared with a similar point in 2009, cell phone owners are now more likely to use their mobile phones to: Take pictures—76% now do this, up from 66% in April 2009 Access the internet—38% vs. 25% Play games—34% vs. 27% Send or receive email—34% vs. 25%
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report African-Americans and English-speaking Latinos continue to be among the most active users of the mobile web.
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report African-Americans and English-speaking Latinos continue to be among the most active users of the mobile web. Cell phone ownership is higher among African-Americans and Latinos than among whites (87% vs. 80%).
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report African-Americans and English-speaking Latinos continue to be among the most active users of the mobile web. Cell phone ownership is higher among African-Americans and Latinos than among whites (87% vs. 80%). Minority cell phone owners take advantage of a much greater range of their phones’ features compared with white mobile phone users.
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report Young adults (those ages 18-29) are avid users of mobile data applications, but older adults are gaining fast.
    • Pew Research Center Mobile Access 2010 Report Young adults (those ages 18-29) are avid users of mobile data applications, but older adults are gaining fast. Compared with 2009, cell phone owners ages 30-49 are significantly more likely to use their mobile device to send text messages, access the internet, take pictures, record videos, use email or instant messaging, and play music.
    • Uganda
    • 2009
    • 2009 8 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009
    • 2009 8 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009 Approximately 50% of the population
    • 2009 8 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009 Approximately 50% of the population An increase from 2 million subscribers in 2007
    • 2009 8 million mobile phone subscribers in 2009 Approximately 50% of the population An increase from 2 million subscribers in 2007
    • Mobile Phone Situation in Uganda
    • Mobile Phone Situation in Uganda In 2009 Ugandan mobile phone subscribers hit 8.2 million.
    • Mobile Phone Situation in Uganda In 2009 Ugandan mobile phone subscribers hit 8.2 million. This is up from 2 million in just two years.
    • Mobile Phone Situation in Uganda In 2009 Ugandan mobile phone subscribers hit 8.2 million. This is up from 2 million in just two years. This figure is almost one quarter of Ugandas total population.
    • Mobile Phone Situation in Uganda In 2009 Ugandan mobile phone subscribers hit 8.2 million. This is up from 2 million in just two years. This figure is almost one quarter of Ugandas total population. Ham Mulira [ICT Minister] attributed the growing mobile subscriptions to the full liberalisation of the telecoms sector in Uganda. He said the liberalisation had seen an increase in competition as telecom companies struggled to woo potential subscribers with better services.
    • Mobile phones reachUgandas villageshttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7071636.stm
    • In Rural Africa, a FertileMarket for Mobile Phoneshttp://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/06/science/06uganda.html
    • Mobile Money TransformsUgandahttp://allafrica.com/stories/201009070007.html