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13 Apr 2012

Friday News Round-Up


Hot Stories in Emerging Markets

Are the BRICS building legal barriers to social media?

http://memeburn.com/2012/04/are-emerging-markets-clamping-down-on-social-media/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+memeburncom+%28memeburn%29

Safaricom, Qualcomm team up for ‘3G Experiential Tour’
http://www.telegeography.com/products/commsupdate/articles/2012/04/12/safaricom-qualcomm-team-up-for-3g-experiential-tour/

4 Ways Mobile Technology Can Improve Care

http://africahealthitnews.com/blogs/?p=1191

Mideast telcos eye profit in mobile advertising

http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=495061&version=1&template_id=48&parent_id=28

Nokia unveils ‘starter’ phone in Nigeria
http://www.biztechafrica.com/article/nokia-unveils-starter-phone-nigeria/2528/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+biztechafrica%252FCgBD+%2528BiztechAfrica+News+updates%2529

Etisalat to boost network coverage
http://www.telegeography.com/products/commsupdate/articles/2012/04/11/etisalat-to-boost-network-coverage/


Blog Spot
Eat Out speak at East Africa Com; hear from the Founder of the leading restaurant guide, content provider & marketing consultant for restaurants
http://comworldseries.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/eat-out-speak-at-east-africa-com-hear.html

‘Makes You Think’ Video

Did You Know - Mobile Stats for Africa 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kamlf-uAHU&feature=youtu.be


Infographics of the Week
Is Mobile Africa’s Future?
http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/global/share/19jan2012/mobile_africa/

Report of the Moment
Mobile Africa Report 2012
http://www.mobilemonday.net/reports/MobileAfrica_2012.pdf