Africa is the fastest-growing mobile market in the world, since the arrival of GSM /CDMA Bands. Mobile phone users can be seen all across Africa ranging from hit tech smart phones to small handheld devices. The number of subscribers on the continent has grown almost 20% each year for the past five years, the GSM Association report on Africa says.
It expects there will be more than 735 million subscribers by the end of 2012.
Discover how SpellAfrica Initiative a non profit (charitable) international organization plans to use the advantage of the growing number of mobile phones in Africa to Educate.
The mission is: providing easy access to Education across Africa.
Vision: To picture an Africa where everyone is able to Read, Write and Speak one or more official languages.
FACTS ABOUT MOBILE PHONES IN AFRICA • More than one billion Africans • Nearly 650 million mobile phone subscribers • Expected to reach 735 million by the end of 2012 • Nigeria has the most subscribers - 93 million • Kenya has the highest number of users for money transfers - 8.5 million • South Africa has the highest broadband penetration - 6%