Iqbal Quadir diz que os telemóveis combatem a pobreza

TEDGlobal 2005 · 15:52 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Iqbal Quadir conta como as suas experiências enquanto criança num país pobre como o Bangladesh, e mais tarde como um banqueiro em Nova York, o levaram a fundar uma operadora de telemóveis, e conectar 80 milhões de Bangladeshi nas zonas rurais — e tornando-se num campeão de desenvolvimento bottom-up.

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Founder, GrameenPhone
Iqbal Quadir is an advocate of business as a humanitarian tool. With GrameenPhone, he brought the first commercial telecom services to poor areas of Bangladesh. His latest project will help rural entrepreneurs build power plants. Full bio



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