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Mobile Connectivity in Emerging Economies


This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals.   

Laura Silver, Senior Researcher Aaron Smith, Associate Director, Research Courtney Johnson, Research Associate Kyle Taylor, Research Analyst Jingjing Jiang, Research Analyst Monica Anderson, Senior Researcher Lee Rainie, Director, Internet and Technology Research

Sara Atske, Assistant Digital Producer James Bell, Vice President, Global Strategy Shawnee Cohn, Communications Manager Stefan Cornibert, Communications Manager Claudia Deane, Vice President, Research Michael Keegan, Information Graphics Designer David Kent, Copy Editor Martha McRoy, Research Methodologist Patrick Moynihan, Associate Director, International Research Methods Stacy Pancratz, Research Methodologist Andrew Perrin, Research Analyst Margaret Porteus, Information Graphics Designer Audrey Powers, Senior Operations Associate Ariana Rodriguez-Gitler, Digital Producer Richard Wike, Director, Global Attitudes Research

Pew Research Center also received helpful advice and feedback for this report from a panel of expert advisers: Michael Kende, Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute, Geneva; Christopher Yoo, John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science, Director, Center of Technology, Innovation & Competition at the University of Pennsylvania; and Joshua A. Tucker, Professor of Politics, Director of the Jordan Center of the Advanced Study of Russia and co-Director of the Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) lab at New York University.

While the analysis was guided by our consultations with these advisers, Pew Research Center is solely responsible for the interpretation and reporting of the data.

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