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Cell phone education in Pakistan

25 October 2012 Last updated at 12:01 BST

In the rural areas of Pakistan, mobile phones are being used to help education.

Amjad Hassan, who lives in a small village, has now secured a place at University thanks to an educational text messaging service.

Even in remote areas, most families have at least one mobile phone being shared amongst them.

BBC Urdu's Nosheen Abbas reports from Islamabad.