"Mobile is different. It started, like PCs, as a toy for rich people, but in the last 20 years it has spread such that 85% of the earth’s population is under cellular coverage - more than mains electricity (80%) and close to the same as access to improved water (90%)."

RIP Robin.
You’ll never be forgotten.

roicarthy:

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