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Mobile Monday Dar es salaam

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    How can the mobile phone industry best contribute to the village, district and national development? What are the roles of ICT community in rural development especially with regards to the exploitation of widespread mobile networks coverage?

    Mobile Monday Dar-es-Salaam in Conjunction with COSTECH presents the opportunity in discussing and debating on how mobile phones can speed up the rate of rural development.

    The next event will be on 6th February, 2012 at COSTECH innovation space.

    The Panel will include three speakers:
    Mr. Peter Ulanga
    Chief Executive Officer of UCAF, they are responsible for funding projects for building mobile networks in rural areas where it is not financially sustainable for mobile operators. Peter has over 15 years experience in ICT sector, he previously worked at TCRA with responsibility on ICT development, telecom standards, and management of National Numbering Plan.

    Mr. Mukund Chopra
    Innovation Fellow from TiGO, he will be talking about the roles of mobile network operators in fostering rural development.

    Mr. Eric Mutta
    The Apps4Africa 2011 winner for climate challenge (Apps4Africa Blog ยป East Africa Winners Announced At Villages In Action 2012). Eric has several years experience in building mobile application aimed for rural development. He will be talking about crowd sourced knowledge exchange over mobiles for rural development.

    Please note that the event starts at 1800Hrs so please keep time.

    On Behalf of MoMo Dar