Sunday, June 1

How India jumped generations in its development

I spoke about how interesting I found that India is not going down the broadband revolution but the mobile revolution. Now this is an example of a tiny village in the depths of India and see how they are using the mobile phone technology to effectively do business and nary a PC in sight.


So one needs to think about why governments are pushing so hard for broadband rollout when even basic mobile phone services allows you to have human development and business relationships. Every part of human value chains are being linked via mobile phones rather than internet based emails, websites or what have you. And it will be much more cost effective...

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