Featured Research: Making Sense of Mobile Phone Use in Ghana

ICT4D and M4D projects often focus on how mobiles can be used in developing countries, but the success and usefulness of these projects depends on the value mobile users place on their phones, and how they use them. ” We Use It Different, Different: Making Sense of Trends in Mobile Use in Ghana ,” looks at how Ghanians use mobile phones in their day-to-day lives, mainly focusing on why survey participants started using a mobile phone, how they use it, and how they view the value of mobile phone ownership. The report draws on data from in-person interviews (17 participants) and mobile surveys (197 participants), with a sample of participants coming from either a city, town, or village in order to get a wide range of responses.

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Featured Research: Making Sense of Mobile Phone Use in Ghana

Featured Research: Making Sense of Mobile Phone Use in Ghana

ICT4D and M4D projects often focus on how mobiles can be used in developing countries, but the success and usefulness of these projects depends on the value mobile users place on their phones, and how they use them. ” We Use It Different, Different: Making Sense of Trends in Mobile Use in Ghana ,” looks at how Ghanians use mobile phones in their day-to-day lives, mainly focusing on why survey participants started using a mobile phone, how they use it, and how they view the value of mobile phone ownership.

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Featured Research: Making Sense of Mobile Phone Use in Ghana