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Document ID: C29048


Document ID: C29048

Title:
Reality check: Will cellphones really solve Africa's problems?

Subject Term(s):

Development
Development communication
Distribution
Government policies
Information issues
Information technology
Mobile communication systems
Personal digital assistants (PDA)
Regulations
Rural development
Telecommunication
Telephone communication
Wireless

Publication Date:

2009

Format:

Article

Source:

4 pages.

Institution:

International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada

Language:

English

Country:

International

Abstract:

Information technology researcher describes four challenges to having cheap and portable devices like mobile phones and PDAs offer real social and economic impact.

Notes:

Posted at http://www.irdc.ca/en/ev-13108-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html


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