Browsing Tag: Africa

VOA West Africa Trip: What I Learned… #Africa2014

VOA West Africa Trip: What I LearnedR . .

I recently returned from 17 days of travel through sub-Saharan West Africa, experiencing the culture, meeting with ...

VOA Symbian App Launches for North Africa & Middle East Markets

VOA Symbian App Launches for North Afric . .

In the new year, we launched a new application on an old platform — VOA for Symbian OS. The VOA Symbian app ...

Mobile Mali Project Update: Moving IVR into the Cloud

Mobile Mali Project Update: Moving IVR i . .

  About the Project ODDI’s first Interactive Voice Response (IVR) deployment was in Bamako, Mali (Read ...

Go Local: Embracing Global Tech Entrepreneurs

Go Local: Embracing Global Tech Entrepre . .

Today, the sources of media and technology innovation for emerging markets are moving away from the traditional ...

Getting News To and From Some of the Most Difficult Places on Earth

Getting News To and From Some of the Mos . .

With the ongoing situation in Mali, it has become increasingly important that VOA work with ODDI to strategize an ...

SXSW 2013: Africa is exploding with development, mobile only and radio is their ‘killer app’

SXSW 2013: Africa is exploding with deve . .

At South by Southwest this week there was a session relevant to BBG publishers, “The 1Bn Mobile Bullet Train ...

Google ‘Free Zone’ and Facebook ‘Zero’: Products Targeting Developing Populations

Google ‘Free Zone’ and Facebook ‘Z . .

Internet access and Internet freedom in developing nations are two huge and ongoing challenges for service ...

Occupy Egypt?

Occupy Egypt? . .

As the uprisings against the interim military government in Egypt intensify, occupywallstreet.org has declared ...

New Mobile Media Toolkit Features

New Mobile Media Toolkit Features . .

We were impressed last summer when Mobile Active released the Mobile Media Toolkit. They’ve recently added ...

SXSWi: Mobile Web in Africa

SXSWi: Mobile Web in Africa . .

By Trisha Creekmore Austin, Tex. — When I perused the packed schedule at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), ...