New York Times: Can the Cellphone Help End Global Poverty?

A quite recent NY Times articel (April 13), takes a closer look at the current work of Jan Chipchase who conducts “exploratory human behavioural field research at Nokia Research Center”.
This means actually that he tries to design the mobile phone of the future. Therefore he travels all over the world and meets people to find out their needs and desires for a “perfect mobile phone”.
As the market of the mobile phone industry in the western world has been largely saturated, the interesting parts of the world for companies like Nokia are emerging markets and less developed countries. Mr. Chipchase therefore takes a closer look at the demands of people in those countries which leads NY Times journalist Sara Corbett to asking the question – Can the Cellphone Help End Global Poverty?
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was published on 08.05.2008 by Florian Sturm. It files under global
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