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Vodafone Lecture Series
27 February 2012
How mobile phones promote economic development
Speaker: Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist
Total length: 1 hour 29 minutes
Keywords: Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist, mobile communications, mobile networks, social impact, economic development, smartphones, the internet, mobile phones, developing world, prepaid billing, GSM, microcredit, village phones, entrepreneurship, infrastructure, Iqbal Quadir, economic growth, broadband, mobile banking. M-PESA, deregulation, innovation
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