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How to make smartphones more affordable?

In Latin America and the Caribbean, 57% of people who have access to 4G technology do not adopt it because they cannot afford network services or smartphones. The private sector is playing a decisive role in closing the digital gap.

Download this DEBrief to learn about:

  • Why access to mobile broadband is key to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 
  • How mobile network operators can make smartphones more affordable through innovative financing programs.
  • How IDB Invest is working with mobile operators to increase access to smartphones in five countries: Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Panama.

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