In emerging markets, there is a significant gap in access to water and sanitation services. Mobile technology, with its almost ubiquitous presence and coverage is uniquely placed to help address this problem.
The Mobile for Development Utilities Perspective is a quarterly publication that brings together and highlights insights from the GSMA's Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund. This first issue explore the digitization of
A key barrier to universal access to water supply and sanitation (WSS) is that providers often lose money serving their current customers because tariffs are too low, non-revenue water levels are high, and collection rates are poor.
This report identified three key trends in mobile-enabled water delivery that have been tested in a range of countries and have potential to scale. The report explores these in light of broader industry trends, as well as in-depth lessons collected from our grants and one-to-one interviews with entrepreneurs in the water sector.