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Mobile for Development (M4D) in Sri Lanka

This blog is all about how mobiles are being used for development in Sri Lanka. While answering the main question, we have to understand several related issues. For example, mobile coverage in SL, affordability, kinds of mobile based applications and their usage. A list of issues to be discussed in this forum are

Availability and affordability
Awareness and knowledge of using mobiles - mobile literacy
All sort of applications
Application usage, cost, and benefits
Contribution of those applications for improving quality of life
Related issues such as privacy, security, and legal issues
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Helicops fight crime with Twitter

Helicops fight crime with Twitter | M4D | Scoop.it
The South Wales Police helicopter crew say Twitter is helping them to tackle crime and disorder so successfully that their lead is followed by other UK forces.
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Mobile phone data help track populations during disasters

Mobile phone data help track populations during disasters | M4D | Scoop.it
Mobile phone positioning data can be used to monitor population movements during disasters and outbreaks, according to a new study.
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Upcoming and Recorded classes by International Institute of Mobile Technologies

Upcoming and  Recorded classes by International Institute of Mobile Technologies | M4D | Scoop.it
Upcoming Classes by International Institute of Mobile Technologies[/b]
Privacy and Wireless Technology Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at 02:30 AM (AUS Eastern Standard Time)
Mobiles for Social Change Friday, July 22, 2011, at 02:30 AM (AUS Eastern Standard Time)
Mobile Money for the Unbanked – What’s Hot? Friday, July 29, 2011, at 02:30 AM (AUS Eastern Standard Time)

Recorded classes by International Institute of Mobile Technologies [/b]
Meet The Designers
Camera Phones: A Change on Visual Landscape
Open-Source Technology License for Mobile Applications
Mobile Game Design
‘Mobile Readiness’ for Organizations
Mobile Marketing Elements and Methods
Factors affecting mobile technology adoption
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Web Strategies for Health Communication

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Tufts University School of Medicine Health Communication Program...
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MobileActive.org | A global network of people using mobile technology for social impact.

MobileActive.org | A global network of people using mobile technology for social impact. | M4D | Scoop.it
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International Institute of Mobile Technologies, Toronto, Canada

International Institute of Mobile Technologies, Toronto, Canada | M4D | Scoop.it
The International Institute of Mobile Technologies (IIMT) is a leading educational, research and consulting institute in mobile technologies. It offers a decade of business and technical expertise exclusively in mobile application and development to the organizations and businesses which are incorporating mobile technologies into their services and products. The Institute also offers the Mobile Technology Management Program (MTMP), jointly with several universities around the world.
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