These are the 10 benefits of mobile internet access anywhere in the world compiled by the Internet Society:
- Entrepreneurs have created billion dollar opportunities developing and selling apps worldwide
- Users’ livelihoods can be enhanced as farmers, fishers, and others use apps to increase their output and earnings.
- Opportunities abound for general education, and to help learn a trade through the mobile Internet.
- Users with disabilities can rely on mobile services to communicate, work, and shop, among other activities.
- Governments are increasingly using the mobile Internet to communicate with their citizens and make information available.
- A variety of mobile healthcare applications are emerging for users to track their own fitness or enable remote diagnostics.
- Smart devices can be used to send automatic alerts when the user’s personal security is in danger.
- As with many new electronic devices, the mobile Internet is used for entertainment, including watching videos and playing games.
- The sensors in smart devices, including not just location, but also barometers, accelerometers, and others, enable them to be a part of the emerging Internet of Things.
- Governments are beginning to use mobile networks to create smart cities that deliver infrastructure and communications more efficiently.
Which ones do you agree with the most?