GSMA creates Africa and Asia digital inclusion fund
06 April 2020
Mobile industry group GSMA has launched the Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion, designed to increase mobile internet adoption and usage among those who have coverage but are not using it in in Africa and Asia.
It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany, the GSMA and its members. Find out more
Quika plans world’s first free satellite internet service
14 April 2018
Quika believes that the opportunities the internet provides shouldn’t be limited by geography, culture, wealth or infrastructure.
A new company has been set-up to launch what’s promise to be the world’s first entirely free high-speed satellite internet for consumers in developing countries.
London-based Quika was founded by Alan Afrasiab, the CEO and president of global satellite networks and services provider, Talia Group.
Speaking during the launch of Quika in January, Afrasiab said: “We believe that left unbalanced, entire communities and regions will be abandoned by technological and economic progress. Quika will help bridge this digital and economic divide.Find out more