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Issue No.02 - March/April (2011 vol.13)
pp: 60-62
Max Froumentin , World Wide Web Foundation
Stéphane Boyera , World Wide Web Foundation
ABSTRACT
<p>The World Wide Web Foundation has started the Mobile Entrepreneurs in Africa program to teach local entrepreneurs about Web technologies, the market for services, and the specific business principles in the mobile sector. The program comprises four major stages: demystification, capacity building, incubation, and access to capital.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Emerging markets, information technology, mobile services, entrepreneurs
CITATION
Max Froumentin, Stéphane Boyera, "Mobile Entrepreneurship in Africa", IT Professional, vol.13, no. 2, pp. 60-62, March/April 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.28
REFERENCES
1. "ITU Sees 5 Billion Mobile Subscriptions Globally in 2010," Int'l Telecommunications Union, 2010; www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/ 201006.aspx.
2. "Global ICT Developments," Int'l Telecommunications Union, 2010; www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/statistics/ictindex.html .
3. M. Froumentin, S. Boyera, and D. Hazaël-Massieux, "Operator-Provided Enablers for Mobile Services," World Wide Web Foundation, July 2010; http://public.webfoundation.org/2010/08mobile_enablers .
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