Mobile phones raise productivity

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21 Oct 2008

The introduction to the following story shows how mobile phones can be used to raise productivity in poorer countries. I should emphasise I have no personal interest in Thomson Reuters!

“CHANDIGARH, India, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Thomson Reuters today announced that it has expanded its ground-breaking mobile information service for India’s agricultural community to Punjab. Reuters Market Light, which brings commodity prices, crop and weather data to Indian farmers via mobile phone, launched today with over 3,000 subscribers signed up in Punjab, the birthplace of Green Revolution in India.”

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