Affordability Issues Surrounding the Use of ICT for Development and Poverty Reduction

Affordability Issues Surrounding the Use of ICT for Development and Poverty Reduction

Sam Takavarasha Jr. (University of Fort Hare, South Africa & University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe) and Carl Adams (University of Portsmouth, UK)
Projected Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 280
ISBN13: 9781522531791|ISBN10: 1522531793|EISBN13: 9781522531807|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3179-1

Description

As the world becomes digitalized, developing countries are starting to see an increase in technological advancements being integrated into their society. These advancements are creating opportunities to improve both the economy and the lives of people within these areas.

Affordability Issues Surrounding the Use of ICT for Development and Poverty Reduction is a relevant scholarly publication that examines the importance of information and communications technology (ICT) and its ability to aid in developing countries and the methods to make such technologies more accessible and cost less. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, including community networks, infrastructure sharing, and the digital divide, this book is geared toward academics, technology developers, researchers, students, practitioners, and professionals interested in the importance of understanding technological innovations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Community Networks
  • Digital Divide
  • Information Technology Identity Theory
  • Infrastructure Sharing
  • Mobile Internet
  • Online Collaboration
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Wireless Communications

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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