River Publishers Series in Communications and Networking

The African Mobile Story

Knud Erik Skouby & Idongesit Williams, Aalborg University, Denmark

ISBN: 9788793102637

Available: March 2014

Africa and especially Sub-Saharan Africa has during the past decade witnessed one of the fastest growing markets in mobile communication. This growth is recognized to have played a pivotal role in Africa’s socio-economic development. It has had a huge impact on residential living patterns; on business networks and models; and on government services and income sources. The mobile industry has contributed more to economic growth than in any other comparable region globally introducing innovative, broadly used applications. Technical topics discussed in the book include:
  • Mobile Development in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Telecom Liberalization in Africa;
  • Role of Mobile in Socio-economic Development;
  • Mobile Applications in specific sectors;
  • Security in African Mobile;
  • Role of Prepaid in Africa
Mobile Broadband, Mobile Market, Telecommunications Services, Mobile Broadband Market, Prepaid Pricing, Competition, Liberalization, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regulations, Mobile Security, M-health, M-Learning, Intelligent Transport Systems.