The winners of the mWomen mobile application awards were announced recently at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The awards, which were launched by Hilary Clinton, Cherie Blair, the GSMA Development Fund and sponsored by Vodafone, challenged app developers to build an original app solution that targeted the specific needs of women in developing countries. more»
Grameenphone case study:
An interview with Kazi Islam
At MobiAD News, we usually look primarily at the business impact of mobile marketing and mobile services. But there is another trend, perhaps even more important, which is the critical role that mobile can play in reaching the billions of people in emerging regions that are not yet connected via internet.
This week Ferhan and Jim Cook had the pleasure of speaking with Kazi Islam, CEO of Grameenphone IT about the amazing projects they are working on in Bangladesh. In this interview, Kazi talks about his vision of how mobile can be used to address issues such as health and education in emerging nations, as well as the important role that mobile advertising will play.
This week the critical UN Climate Change Conference is being held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Leaders from around the world will work to set a plan to handle the climate change challenge.
Mobile advertising is being used to help spread this message and engage people around the world with this movement. more»