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LIRNEasia Big Data for Development

Disclosed Personal Data Observed Personal Data Disclosed Non-Personal Data Observed Non-Personal Data Health Economic Development Crisis Response

The Data

LIRNEasia aims to collect mobile network big data (MNBD) to model the spread of infectious diseases. The data collected from mobile phones will include population data on geographical movement.

How the data was shared

As an ICT policy and regulation think-tank in South-East Asia, it is conceivable that the organization has access to the mobile-phone data needed to conduct this research through prior agreements. This multi-country project has begun to release finding from Myanmar where analysis of smartphone data included users on Telenor's mobile network. Not much more information is available about the partnering organizations.

Purpose of Data Shared

LIRNEasia aims to collect mobile network big data (MNBD) to model the spread of infectious diseases and other public health or development issues.

Region: South Asia

includes kosovo