For many observers, the adoption of advanced innovations and technologies could potentially be the panacea to many of the development challenges in rural areas.
This observation is evidently clear in Bangladesh when the country achieved its lower-middle income country status in 2015 through widespread adoption of digital financial services such as mobile money.
These innovations and technologies, however, require the rural population to have access to smartphones and mobile internet in order to to achieve their full potential.
Manoj Sharma and Graham Wright of Microsave have recently published an article which looks into the implications of mobile internet access on development in rural areas and what technology providers can do to potentially counter these limitations.
Read the full article here.
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