and innovative mobile phone uses

22 May 2009|tommy

FrontlineSMS is a free mobile phone software solution that allows mobile phone users to send text messages to large groups of people. It’s specifically geared towards non-profit organizations and NGOs. The initiative is sponsored by and nGOmobile and is achieving some pretty exciting and impressive things on the ground in emerging markets.’s blog has had a recent series of guest blogs sponsored by other innovative leaders; most recently by Anthony Papillion, founder of OpenEMR HQ.

Anthony’s entry features a really innovative – and important – potential use of the FrontlineSMS software: allowing women in abusive relationships to make safe calls to authorities that can’t be traced but can be used in future court action – or to summon help immediately.

This is a great example of innovative extensions of innovative solutions. Read more here.

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