Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol is senior researcher at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Open University of Catalonia and co-director of the Research Program “Mobile Communication, Economy & Society”. Mobile communication has been one of her main areas of study since 2003, with a combined sociological and economic focus. Her interests are set both in developed and in developing countries. Particularly, she is interested in the intersection of ageing and mobile communication. She has published different books and articles on her areas of expertise.