Spotlight: Helani Galpaya on barriers to participation and exercising choice in the Global South

Helani Galpaya (CEO, LIRNEasia) on barriers to participation and exercising choice in the Global South, and on market dynamics, points of friction between device manufacturers and users, and policy responses. Helani was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on June 9.

Through a new program on Platform Futures, the Digital Asia Hub convenes a network of academics and experts studying multiple aspects of platforms, and to create a space for dialogue on opportunities, challenges, and governance best practices in the APAC context.