links for 2009-10-23

October 23, 2009

in general

  • "The second [concern] that people had was, can poor people and possibly illiterate people adopt new technologies? Do they need new technologies? Cell phones have again shown that the rate of adoption of this technology has been spectacular. People just understand how to use it and they are using it to good advantage. Third, in order to participate effectively, fundamentally new ecosystems are being created, including business model changes. For example — pay per use — prepaid cards — has become the norm in most parts of the world. We are moving away from average revenue per user, which has been the core metric of this industry for more than 50 years, to profitability per minute of cell phone time."

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