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iHub Research By Editor / May 9, 2012

The Dynamic Research Team

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iHub Research is made up of a group of passionate individuals who are driven and motivated to deliver quality research in the ICT sector. The iHub Research team is drawn from a diverse group of talented individuals whose distinct skills make up exceptional synergy within the team. The team is committed

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iHub Research By Editor / May 9, 2012

Mobile Technology in East Africa

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Link to infographic. In the first quarter of this year, iHub Research prepared an infographic giving a general overview of the mobile sphere in East Africa for year 2011. This infographic showcases the different levels of uptake of mobile phones and related technology in the region. At the close of 2011,

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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

Refugee United | A Mobile Tool Evaluation

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In 2010 alone, there were over 43.7 million refugees in the world. This was one of the highest figures of refugees recorded over the past 15 years, according to a UNHCR report released in 2010. These refugees had been forcibly displaced from their homes by conflict or persecution. Refugees and

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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

M-Governance

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Governance is one of the main focus areas of iHub Research. Though there are more than 24.9 million mobile subscribers in Kenya who make up for a penetration rate of 71.3 per cent (Communication Commission of Kenya), the Kenyan government has been slow to provide adequate and quality services to

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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

Mobile at the Base of the Pyramid

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 Globally, there are 2.5 billion people who live on less than $2.50 a day (Kshs208.2). Mobile devices among these users (bottom of the pyramid – BoP) offers potential for economic empowerment. There is a need to first understand the potential usage of the phones among this category of users. iHub

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