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big surprises,
small package


   erik hersman
white
solving everyday problems   BGSJDBO
   with African ingenuity   where africa and technology collide
280,700,000
  30%
Subscribers in Africa (millions)




Africa Subscriber Growth
2005
2008
95%
prepaid
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healthcare
              governance
education
       infotainment
micro-commerce
 transport    finance
examples
mobile payment
mobile phone reporting
wind powered
 cell towers
agricultural markets
agricultural markets
use
restricted mobility




                 kiwanja.net
auto anti-theft device
censorship
mobile mobility




              Jan Chipchase
Jan Chipchase
literacy & linguistics
the
default
device
if it works in
 africa
 it will work
anywhere
Thank You!
      Erik Hersman
  hash@whiteafrican.com
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This is from my talk on mobile phones in Africa, at the Picnic conference in Amsterdam this morning.

Africa is brimming with innovative people, projects and organizations.

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This is from my talk on mobile phones in Africa, at the Picnic conference in Amsterdam this morning. Africa is brimming with innovative people, projects and organizations.

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