[At-Large] WEBCAST TODAY: The Social Mobile Leap: How Digital Connectivity Affects Emerging Economies

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Thu Mar 7 19:55:50 UTC 2019

Just about to kick off

[image: livestream]Today, *Thursday March 7 2019*, at *3pm EST* (20:00 UTC)
the *Internet Society <https://www.internetsociety.org/>* and *Pew Research
Center <http://www.pewresearch.org/>* will host an event to launch
groundbreaking research from Pew on how mobile technology is shaping
communities and the Internet around the world. Mobile Internet usage is
quickly becoming a primary means of access in many developing countries.
The Social-Mobile Leap will explore the results of Pew Research Center’s
upcoming study, *Mobile Connectivity in Emerging Economies
<https://pewrsr.ch/2C7ewA4>*, on mobile phone usage and its social impact
in 11 countries worldwide. The participating countries include Colombia,
India, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Tunisia,
Venezuela and Vietnam. The event will also feature a panel entitled
Defining Internet access: How mobile trends are shaping online experiences
in developing countries. Leading industry experts including Mozilla Policy
Advisor *Alice Munyua* and Next Century Cities’ Executive Director *Deb
Socia* will discuss how the findings can help inform sound policy on
Internet access solutions for the rest of the world to get online.

*VIEW ON LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/socialmedialeap

*REPORT: https://pewrsr.ch/2C7ewA4 <https://pewrsr.ch/2C7ewA4>*

*TWITTER: #socialmobileleap http://bit.ly/socialmobileleap


Joly MacFie  218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast

Joly MacFie  218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
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