Mobile technology empowers people and business. It has unmatched potential to accelerate socio-economic development and bridge the digital divide. Multi-stakeholder action is needed on several fronts, including infrastructure and connectivity investment, affordability, digital literacy and relevant, local content.
It is the right time to discuss how to maximise the value of mobile broadband for all, and how to achieve the social and economic outcomes that mobile enables. CNBC Africa will host an hour long debate on how technology empowers people and business.