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Developing Commerce in Africa: Phone Company In A Box

07/06/2012

The World Economic Forum estimates that a 10 percent increase in mobile penetration in developing economies can raise the GDP as much as much as 2 percent. In Episode 5 of The Network Effect, Steve Shepard shares a story about how this promise is being fulfilled in Durban, South Africa. The Network Effect is a documentary about the telecom network’s socioeconomic impact, produced by Cisco’s SP Marketing team, will premier on ShortsTV on July 7th, 5pm and 8pm Pacific Time, and will be rebroadcast throughout the month as part of the “Summer of Docs” series. (see schedule: http://shorts.tv/whats-on/today/?qry=).

Tags: Africa, Mobility, Core Networks, The Network Effect

 
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