Entering the second day, Mobile East Africa 2014 a conference bringing together industry players in a quest to advance mobile usage as well as data use through different mediums in the industry partnership.
Mobile being the fastest growing mode of communication and data use has attracted a large number of industry-actives; app developers, network builders and other players like telecoms to come together and look into various issues affecting the mobile sector across the region.
Speakers from the East African community as well as major telecoms; Safaricom, Orange and Airtel came together looking forward to future collaborations concerning mobile use upgrades as well as data controls and community initiatives through their services.
Ecosystem development was among major issues addressed on day 1 with Safaricom in the lead with activities that help conserve the Kenyan ecosystem through various initiatives launched in the recent past and affordable to the normal ‘ mwananchi’.
“This is a revolution –transition from basic uses to serious apps that will change our lives,” said Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4A1) , chairman Dr Bitange Ndemo.
The conference running till Friday is set to spread awareness and sell innovations that could be of help to the country in the mobile industry. It is also a major networking platform in the sector.