12 Things You Didn’t Know About How Africans Have Embraced Mobile

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Africa has embraced mobile like few other regions of the world have, with some of the highest mobile penetration rates and the majority of internet users accessing content online via their mobiles.

Whether one considers online banking, apps for healthcare, connecting through social media or voting for a political party, Africans have fully embraced mobile technology and all of its possibilities.

Mobile phones have now become indispensable, with most people choosing to take their phones rather than their wallets when leaving home if forced to choose between the two.

Here are the 12 things you didn’t know about how Africans have embraced mobile.

Sources: WeAreSocialOpera, Biztechafrica, Extensia, QZ, TheEconomist.

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