Africa and especially Sub-Saharan Africa has during the past decade witnessed one of the fastest growing markets in mobile communication. This growth is recognized to have played a pivotal role in Africa’s socio-economic development. It has had a huge impact on residential living patterns; on business networks and models; and on government services and income sources. The mobile industry has contributed more to economic growth than in any other comparable region globally introducing innovative, broadly used applications. Technical topics discussed in the book include:• Mobile Development in Sub-Saharan Africa;• Telecom Liberalization in Africa;• Role of Mobile in Socio-economic Development;• Mobile Applications in specific sectors;• Security in African Mobile;• Role of Prepaid in Africa

chapter 3|10 pages

Telecommunications in Africa – Regulation, Technologies, and Markets

ByGodfred Frempong, Anders Henten

chapter 4|27 pages

The Prepaid Mobile Market in Africa

ByRoslyn Layton

chapter 7|16 pages

Mobile ICT and Education Delivery

ByNana Kofi Annan, George Orleans Ofori-Dwumfou, Benjamin Kwofie