Mobile Phones Will Not Save the Poorest of the Poor
The cost of cellphone-based services is hurting huge swaths of the developing world.
Posted Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at 12:21 PM
Jamie Zimmerman is the director of the Global Assets Project at the New America Foundation. Sascha Meinrath is the director of the Open Technology Initiative at the New America Foundation.
Correction, Feb. 10, 2012: This article originally misidentified the organization behind the Progress Out of Poverty Index. It is the Grameen Foundation, not the Grameen Bank. (Return to the corrected sentence.)