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A “Mobile Message” on National Geographic

April 2nd, 2011

Last year at PopTech, I ran into my friend Ken Banks, founder of FrontlineSMS who had just been named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. This honor marks National Geographic’s recognition of the world of mobile technology as a new frontier. Ken launched a series on Nat Geo’s website called “Mobile Message.” I just interviewed Sara Chamberlain, head of BBC’s Janala initiative, which is a part of the English in Action campaign to teach 25 million Bangladeshis English through an innovative multi-media platform. Read the article and check out the rest of the “Mobile Message” series.