In the developing world, access to mobile phones can have a significant positive impact on people's lives. Phones can increase the sale price of produce by providing farmers with better access to information and markets; they can give tradesmen the ability to serve customers beyond their immediate area. In parts of Africa, phones are being used to alert unemployed people to job opportunities, health information, and more. Research by the London Business School found that an increase in 10 mobile phones per 100 people can boost the GDP growth of a developing country by up to 0.6 percentage points.…
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