The Ringing Revolution
Jul 22, 2008
Categories: Mobile Technologies
An article published in Credit Suisse’s In Focus magazine outlines the ground-breaking effects of mobile phones on developing markets and highlights Iqbal Quadir and Grameenphone.
by Matthew Rees
"Connectivity is productivity." So says Iqbal Quadir, and he speaks of what he knows. He is the founder of a mobile phone company that over the past decade has generated extraordinary levels of economic opportunity and entrepreneurship in Bangladesh. Quadir's success, and that of other telecom pioneers, injects a new dimension into the raging debate about how developing nations can achieve higher levels of economic growth. Read more at Credit Suisse >>