MobileActive08: Jacob Mtalitinya (Tanzania)

In this week’s video interview Jacob Mtalitinya from the University of Dar Es Salaam gives us some insights into the usage and research of mobile technologies in Tanzania. He explains how the introduction of mobile phones has changed the way people in Tanzania communicate and why M-Pesa has become so popular. At the University of Dar Es Salaam Jacob Mtalitinya investigates the social impacts of mobile technologies. His group is also working together with international partners to push forward research in this area.

This is the 19th interview from our MobileActive08 video podcast series, shot at the conference in Johannesburg (organized by MobileActive and sangonet).

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MobileActive08: Jacob Mtalitinya (Tanzania)
was published on 30.03.2009 by Martin Tomitsch. It files under sub saharan africa
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  1. Frank Tilugulilwa Says:

    This is awesome