When Telephones Reach the Village: The Role of Telecommunications in Rural Development

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Ablex Publishing Corporation, Jan 1, 1984 - Business & Economics - 154 pages

The volume examines the role of telecommunications in the development process. While it seems obvious that telecommunications contribute to the efficient operation and productive growth of an economy, telecommunications may be a cause, a consequence, and a manifestation of development. There has been a growing interest among researches in examining the impact of telecommunications in both industrialized and developing societies. The purpose of this volume is to bring together the research in the field in order to make it more widely available, and to put research questions and findings within a development framework.

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