Mobile Web For Social Development (MW4D) Wiki
This wiki is used by the W3C Mobile Web for Social Development Interest Group to achieve its goal in a collaborative way, and to provide resources to the community to leverage development and deployment of content, applications and services on mobile phones targeted at under-privileged population nad rural communities of Developing Countries.
The aim of this tool is to serve as a repository of informations about statistics, use cases, initiatives, ongoing projects, relevant organizations, etc (see organization section below). It should not be restricted to only Mobile Web information, but may include also information about Web or Mobile (usage, coverage, cost, usage, services, ...) in Developing Countries.
Most of People behind the creation of this wiki were participants at the W3C Workshop on the Mobile Web in Developing Countries, participants at the W3C Workshop on the Role of Mobile Technologies in fostering Social Development , members of MW4D IG, and subscribers to the archived firstname.lastname@example.org mailing-list.
If you want to contribute to this Wiki, contact StephaneBoyera.
If you are interested to joing the mailing-list or become member of the MW4D IG, Read the participation procedure of MW4D IG
This Wiki is structured in different sections:
- MW4D IG Collaborative area
This section contains links to different documents currently developed by the MW4D group
- Emerging Market Handsets
Information about existing Emerging Market handsets (characteristics, deployment, ...)
Information about Mobile Coverage, type of networks, ...
- Mobile Web figures
Information about the use of Mobile Web in Developing Countries
- Projects/Stories/Use Cases/Papers/Reports
Projects/Stories/Use Cases/Papers/Articles on usage of mobile applications in Developing Countries rural area
- Country Specific / Regional information/Statistics
Geographically sorted Statistics/Information about Mobile usage/cost/coverage/..., and/or Web usage/cost/coverage
Existing Organizations (NGOs, public/private sectors,...) working on topics related to subject of this wiki
Existing tools (guidelines, software,...) to develop and deploy content and applications on mobile
Any other information not fitting in a previous category
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