Monthly Archives: September 2010

Podcast: Afghanistan’s Mobile TV Culture

By | September 30, 2010

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my column on  Afghan mobile users. (The Business Daily podcast is here.) Loose Wireless 100928 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East Asia: Mon-Fri 0041, 1441  South Asia: Tue-Fri 0141*, Mon-Fri 0741  East Africa: Mon-Fri 1941  West… Read More »

Podcast: Google’s Missteps

By | September 9, 2010

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my column on Google’s Missteps.  (The Business Daily podcast is here.) Loose Wireless 100908 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East Asia: Mon-Fri 0041, 1441  South Asia: Tue-Fri 0141*, Mon-Fri 0741  East Africa: Mon-Fri 1941  West Africa:… Read More »

Afghanistan’s TV Phone Users Offer a Lesson

By | September 6, 2010

By Jeremy Wagstaff There’s something I notice amid all the dust, drudgery and danger of Kabul life: the cellphone TVs. No guard booth—and there are lots of them—is complete without a little cellphone sitting on its side, pumping out some surprisingly clear picture of a TV show. This evening at one hostelry the guard, AK-47 absent-mindedly askew on… Read More »

Podcast: The Lure of Flow

By | September 2, 2010

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my column on reading on the cellphone (The Business Daily podcast is here.) Loose Wireless 100901 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East Asia: Mon-Fri 0041, 1441  South Asia: Tue-Fri 0141*, Mon-Fri 0741  East Africa: Mon-Fri 1941 … Read More »