Domain: Industry Analysis
The mobile phone revolution has facilitated increasing the usage of telecommunication services and the internet at a much larger scale than computers. Since mobile phones are cheaper, can be carried along easily and are less complicated to use as compared to a desktop system, their contribution towards reducing the digital divide has been immense. Digital divide refers to the difference in technological advancement and usage of modern communications systems between the developed and the developing nations. The report analyses whether mobile phones have actually been successful in bridging the technological differences between the developed and the developing nations. The carried out research indicates that mobile phones, in the developing nations are a huge boon for technological and economic advancement.