Resource sites

  • Mobile Africa: A web portal very popular amongst the mobile users in Africa, calling itself "the gateway to Africa's mobile communication technology, containing extensive invaluable tools for everyday use like SMS, Ringtones, a Glossary of terms used in the mobile communications industry".
  • Mobile Active Strategy Guides: A series of guides directed at NGOs, listing strategies, case studies, and lessons learned to encourage the adoption of mobile phones.
  • Kiwanja: Mobile applications database containing details of projects from around the world which make social and environmental use of mobile technology in fields such as human health, economic empowerment, conservation, education, human rights and poverty alleviation. A resource collected by Ken Banks, creator of Frontline SMS, who is one of the mobile advocacy toolkit contributors.
  • Latest ringtone news: Information on innovative uses of Ringtones from
  • 160 Characters: News site on SMS and mobile messaging.
  • Mobile Society: This website provides information on research related to the social consequences of the mobile phones. Their mission is to include all publicly available information on studies about the interaction between mobile phones and contemporary society.