Mobile broadband key to bringing 'education to all' - UN

Monday 2 March 2015 | 09:09 CET | News
Broadband-connected personal wireless devices such as mobile phones, tablets and e-readers could bring quality, ubiquitous multi-disciplinary educational opportunities to people everywhere according to the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development. At its 11th meeting at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, the commission said an average of 150 or more pupils share a classroom computer in African nations compared to eight children per computer in OECD nations. However, with increasingly sophisticated mobile devices now packing more computing power than the 'supercomputers' of the late 1990s

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