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Mobile 360 – MENA: How have developments in the Middle East & North Africa shaped this year’s agenda?

On July 18, 2017

Digital technologies and services are profoundly transforming the lives of citizens throughout the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. They are fueling economic growth, making businesses more efficient and effective, and helping policymakers pursue their objectives. Mobile connectivity is …

Mobile driving social inclusion and economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile driving social inclusion and economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

On July 6, 2017

GSMA will launch the 2017 edition of the GSMA Mobile Economy Sub-Saharan Africa report at Mobile 360 – Africa on 11 July 2017. The report highlights key developments and outlook for the mobile industry, the growing contribution of the mobile …

Connecting the Unconnected: Accelerating Inclusion

On July 3, 2017

There are 3.8 billion unconnected people in the world, of which 1.3 billion are not yet covered by mobile broadband capable networks, nearly 40% of whom live in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Connected Society programme is dedicated to connecting these people. We believe …

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Mobile 360 – Africa: Showcasing the power of mobile for energy, water and sanitation in Africa

On June 28, 2017

The Mobile for Development Utilities team is greatly looking forward to Mobile 360 – Africa, an ideal platform to showcase the ways in which mobile is playing a key role in reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 6 …

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Connected Women: Accelerating digital and financial inclusion for women

On June 26, 2017

Last year we launched the Connected Women Commitment Initiative where mobile operators are making formal commitments to reduce their gender gap in mobile internet or mobile money services and realize this significant commercial and social opportunity. At Mobile 360 – …

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mAgri Programme at Mobile 360 – Africa: Digitising Agriculture Value Chains

On June 14, 2017

At this year’s Mobile 360 – Africa in Tanzania, the mAgri programme is looking forward to hosting a workshop bringing together decision makers from MNOs, agribusinesses and technology providers for an interactive discussion focussed on the opportunity and action plan …

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Transforming Africa: What Does a Digital Future Look Like for Africa?

On May 31, 2017

The rise of mobile and digital technology is unlocking new opportunities across the African continent. Positively impacting society, the economy and helping to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, this truly is the digital age for Africa and at Mobile 360 …

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New Website and Featured Speakers Announced

On May 31, 2017

Welcome to the all-new website for Mobile 360 – Africa! We are thrilled to introduce this dynamic site and brand for this ever-growing and vital event. With this fresh and simple new website design, we plan to guide you through …