Swedish telecom equipment vendor Ericsson has signed onto the GMSA Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, which aims to use technology to bolster crisis response in afflicted areas.
The GSMA established the program in March. According to the trade group, the goal is “to support mobile network operators in improving preparedness and resilience among mobile networks. The charter consists of a set of shared principals adopted by key players in the mobile industry to support improved access to communication and information for those affected by crisis in order to reduce the loss of life and positively contribute to humanitarian response.”
The three primary principles of the charter are:
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