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9 operators join Connected Women Commitment Initiative

Thursday 28 July 2016 | 10:04 CET | News
The GSMA has announced nine new signatories to the Connected Women Commitment Initiative. The project focuses on reducing the gender gap in mobile internet and mobile money services. Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo Chad, Tigo Ghana, Tigo Senegal, Tigo Tanzania and Zantel join with other GSMA operator members in committing to connect millions more women in low- and middle-income countries by 2020. Collectively, these operators represent more than 85 million mobile internet and mobile money customers.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Dialog / DiGi Telecommunications / Indosat / Ooredoo / Orange / Orange Mali / Robi / Robi Axiata / Tigo / Tigo Ghana / Tigo Tanzania / Turkcell / Zantel
Countries: World
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