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Giving Free Data to The Developing World

• Partner Content<br>• Author: #MTH Change Agent | Nathan Eagle. #MTH Change Agent | Nathan Eagle<p>Smartphones might be affordable in the developing world, but …

Jana, which aims to 'make the Internet free' for billions of people, expands in Boston - Boston Business Journal

By Sara Castellanos <br>– Technology Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 9, 2015, 2:32pm EST<p>Jana, a Boston-based tech firm that aims to make the Internet …

This app is paying people to send messages to each other

Launched in July 2014 in India, the mCent mobile app gives users free data credits for doing things like using the Flipkart e-commerce app.<p>Now, a messaging service within mCent is effectively paying users—in the form of credits on their bills—for sending messages to each other. The credits offset …

Apps

Startup Office Space Tour: Free Smartphone Data Startup Jana

When I asked <b>Amy Spurling</b>, <b>Jana’s</b> CFO, and <b>Sarah Matthews</b>, the Boston startup’s associate marketing manager, about how it felt to be in a new office …

Employment

How Jana Plans to Give 1B People Free Internet Access

Nathan Eagle, Jana Mobile's co-founder and chief executive officer, explains how the company is making access to the Internet more affordable and …

Activate New York 2011: interview with Nathan Eagle

"The role of the mobile phone has been vastly under-appreciated in the context of economic development." – Nathan talks mobile, development, innovation and long term goals<p><b>How is your work at txteagle changing the world for the better through technology?</b><p>Mobile phone subscribers in emerging markets …

Emerging Markets

How Nathan Eagle's Jana service aims to top up Africa

<i>This article was taken from the September 2011 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Why Mobile Ads in Emerging Markets are the Future [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are 5.3 billion mobile subscribers around the world, meaning 77% of the world's population uses a phone. The majority of those users — 3.8 …

The World's Largest Payment Platform Can Reach 2 Billion People

<i>So why haven't you heard of it?</i><p>When Jana co-founder Nathan Eagle needed to connect to a cell carrier in the developing world, he'd come to meetings with a duffel bag full of cash and say that he wanted to buy airtime. For carriers who were taking on more customers than ever, but struggling with …

Big Data from Cheap Phones - MIT Technology Review

At a computer in her office at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, epidemiologist Caroline Buckee points to a dot on a map of Kenya’s …

Young Africans optimistic about the future - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- With the passing of Nelson Mandela it might be timely to put aside out-of-date and ill-informed views of Africa, and see it the way Africans seem to: With a high level of optimism.<p>Two-thirds of respondents to a CNN survey of more than 9,000 people across South Africa and 19 other African …

Can companies win by investing in emerging markets?

Over the past year, there has been quite a bit of commentary about the lack of value in emerging markets. Criticisms that apply across industries -- from P&G to Facebook -- argue that companies that are banking their growth on their "next billion" consumers are entering a not-so-lucrative …

Mobile Startup Jana Launches New Tool To Reach Next Billion Consumers, On Their Phones

Jana Mobile, a small startup in Boston, has a mind-boggling reach: tie-ups with 237 telecom operators, in 102 countries, give it access to 3.48 …

This Is Facebook's Biggest Competitor In Emerging Markets

Next time you idly check Twitter in line at the grocery store, flip through Instagram photos on your commute to work, or watch a YouTube clip while you’re eating lunch, be grateful. You don’t have to worry how much data you’re using up during your online strolls.<p>Some people, especially in emerging …

Emerging Markets

How To Make The Internet Free In Developing Countries

Nathan Eagle Contributor<p>Nathan Eagle is the CEO and co-founder of Jana<p>When most Americans hear the term “net neutrality,” their eyes begin to glaze over, confusion sets in, and an almost instant boredom takes over. But in an emerging market like India, net neutrality means everything.<p>Take Priya, a …

Emerging Markets

This App Is Cashing In On Giving The World Free Data

There are 7.3 billion people in the world. By 2020 some 6 billion will own a smartphone, yet many aren’t using these revolutionary devices to go online. “They’re using smartphones like dumb phones,” says Nathan Eagle, founder and CEO of Jana.<p>You’ve probably never heard of Jana, but for millions in …

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Start-up trumps Facebook in connecting EM customers to internet

A start-up is quietly challenging Facebook’s efforts to connect emerging market consumers to the internet, signing up more than 15 times more …

Facebook’s Controversial Free-App Plan Gets Competition - MIT Technology Review

Facebook is confronting controversy in India over its Internet.org app, which would use a concept called “zero rating” to give people free access to …

Apps

Mobile app marketplace Jana pushes deeper into the developing world

Luca Mars did the math. Three years ago, the 19-year-old accounting student, who lives in the small Brazilian city of Várzea Alegre, 2,200 miles …

Mobile Marketing Startup Jana Launches Customer Loyalty Service

Today, <b>Jana</b> — one of world’s largest app advertising platforms next to Facebook — is launching a new user retention service. While the Boston-based …

Start-up trumps Facebook in connecting EM customers to internet

A start-up is quietly challenging Facebook’s efforts to connect emerging market consumers to the internet, signing up more than 15 times more …

Who's Bigger than Coca

A Boston start-up company, Jana, has access to 2.1 billion consumers, via their cell phones. That is probably more than any other company in the …

Jana’s quest to redistribute mobile wealth

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Outsourcing is a dirty word these days, but Nathan Eagle wanted to use the power of global labor markets for good when he …

The Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world

Welcome to the first Wired Smart List. We set out to discover the people who are going to make an impact on our future --by asking today's top …

10 ways big data changes everything

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>A yottabyte isn’t what happens when the Jedi master starts gnawing on your leg. It’s the information equivalent of one …

Jana’s Eagle one of '50 people who will change the world' | Opinion

Nathan Eagle (<i>pictured</i>), founder and CEO of mobile phone crowdsourcing company Jana, is nominated on Wired magazine’s Smart List 2012: 50 people who …

DDD 2012: Nathan Eagle: Closing Talk