Gender often plays a key role in the uptake and use of new technologies in developing countries, with women lagging behind men. InterMedia’s Tanzania Mobile Money Tracker study however has shown that, while this is true for mobile money in Tanzania to an extent, poverty and urban/rural status are much stronger determinants to uptake and ...
Jeanette Gaida recently published an interesting blog piece on the use of Twitter among embassies in Washington, D.C. The piece explores 50 embassies in Washington, D.C., and the interactions among them and among their followers. The post, found on The George Washington University’s Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication (IPDGC) blog, was written in ...
InterMedia’s Peter Goldstein and Dan Radcliffe from the Financial Services for the Poor program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation wrote a joint blog post for GSMA on mobile money in Pakistan. The post explores the question: Why aren’t more Pakistani mobile money users opening accounts? Click here to read the full blog.
A year-long study by InterMedia into the uptake and use of mobile money in Tanzania reveals mobile money use is on the rise. Forty-five percent of Tanzanian adults now use mobile money, up from 31 percent just three months earlier. Just as noteworthy: The increase in mobile money use occurred across almost all demographic segments, ...
During the weekend of March 16-17, 130 eager data volunteers and dozens of World Bank, U.N. Development Programme, and U.N. Global Pulse staffers convened at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., to take part in the DataKind #Data4Good DataDive. These organizations volunteered their data and staff and volunteers donated their time to tackle two main ...
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