Many cellular phone users in Sub-Saharan Africa cannot enjoy their devices simply because they lack electricity that makes these gadgets work. This is one of the biggest problems faced by mobile phone manufacturers in the region, and one of the main reasons why it isn’t the best place for building business. But what can technology not solve these days?
International mobile phone company, Vodacom, makes a move that will save their Tanzanian customers money and provide them the opportunity to enjoy their cellphones. Together with Fenix International, Vodafone recently launched the ReadySet mobile phone charging system, a new portable phone charger powered either by photovoltaic cells or a bicycle dynamo.