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The report "A Baseline Survey of ICT and Knowledge Access in Myanmar" is now available in Myanmar Language here.

The eclipse of the PC and the rise of mobile devices

In my opening remarks at the Ministerial Program of GSMA’s Mobile World Congress in February, I referred to predictions that tablet sales would overtake laptop sales in 2014. This Economist report supports the general argument, but does not break out the numbers by desktops and laptops. Apple, which makes desktop and laptop computers as well […]

In places where mobile is an alternative, m-commerce makes headway

What will happen when the payment problem is solved in places where mobile devices are the only option? Tablets in particular have significantly changed the way people shop. While in 2011, people spent more money making purchases from smartphones than from tablets, shopping on tablets surpassed phones last year: $13.9 billion was spent from tablets […]


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