4 edition of Telecommunications & Rural Economic Development found in the catalog.
Telecommunications & Rural Economic Development
by National Council for Urban Economic Developme
Written in English
|Contributions||Jenny Murphy (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||60|
Information and communication technologies are now widely believed to have a significant part to play in promoting social and economic development, including the improvement of individual livelihoods, community prosperity and the achievement of national development goals related to the UN Millennium Development Goals. National ICT strategies and the programmes of Cited by: Rural areas of countries continue to be sparsely covered and are not considered as a viable business case by telecommunication operators. Recent growth of teledensity in urban areas, fuelled by mobile technology, has meant that the digital .
Telecommunication is the exchange of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems. Telecommunication occurs when the exchange of information between communication participants includes the use of is transmitted through a transmission medium, . From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on both the macro level--societal, socio-economic, and governmental--and sector level--education, health, agriculture, entrepreneurship--emphasizing rural and developing regions. Author Heather E. 4/5.
Areas of expertise International trade • Poverty • Economic development • Telecommunications • Rural development • Spatial analysis Biography Amy K. Glasmeier is professor of geography and regional planning at Pennsylvania State University. She has authored several books on subjects such as high-technology industries growth, and sustainable development problems of rural . Dr. Strover is the Philip G. Warner Regents Professor in Communication and former Chair of the Radio-TV-Film Department at the University of Texas, where she teaches communications and telecommunications courses and directs the Technology and Information Policy Institute. Some of her current research projects examine local and statewide networks and broadband services; the.
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Telecommunications reforms in Chile led to rapid development in the s driven by the private sector, but rural areas remained largely excluded because of the high cost of. USDA Rural Development’s Rural Utilities Programs provide a variety of loans and grants to build and expand broadband networks.
Loans to build broadband networks and deliver service to rural households and businesses, provide capital for rural telecommunications companies and broadband providers.
Grants are reserved for communities with the. Investment in the telecommunications infrastructure can be justified because of the positive impact on economic development. Using statistical data for the 50 states of the USA, econometric analysis suggests that the influence of telecommunications is very strong when it is viewed as the only developmental input as well as when it is compared with other inputs such as education, Cited by: The chapter book looks at telecommunications role in aspects of development.
The chapters focus on: An Architecture of Pre-Digital Super-Highway, An Economy Runs through the Glaciers, and MTN. NED, Inc., is a non-profit organization located in Norfolk, Nebraska. Their staff works together to assist communities and individuals with economic development, housing and business loan opportunities.
An Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) loan from Rural Development in funded a business Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program. This book synthesizes and analyzes much of the theoretical and practical literature on rural economic development and related issues from the past two decades with the aim of initiating construction of a new model for U.S.
rural development policy. Part I emphasizes the national and global context within which U.S. rural development must take by: agriculture and rural development issues; rural depopulation and its ramifications for the economic health of rural areas and their community banks; infrastructure in rural areas – including telecommunications, rural quality of life, and economic.
Rural Development in the United States presents a comprehensive evaluation of the economic, environmental, and political implications of past rural development and a thorough consideration of the directions in which future development efforts should go.
The authors have assembled the best of what is being thought and done with regard to rural development in the United States. Rural Communities Initiative Economic Development Annotated Bibliography of Resources Atkinson, Rob. The New Rural Development Challenge: Revitalizing Rural America.
In Council of State Government (Volume 37), The Book of the States (pp. Retrieved from the Council of State Governments Web site. The chapter book looks at telecommunications role in aspects of development.
The chapters focus on: An Architecture of Pre-Digital Super-Highway, An Economy Runs through the Glaciers, and MTN in Ghana, Settling among the Believers, Mobile Financial Services, Banking, Business-finance and Knowledge Economy, Rural Economic Growth, Sustainable.
However, the economic returns on telecommunications infrastructure investment are much greater than the returns on just the telecommunications investment itself, because telecommunications are connected to other sectors of the economy through back-up and forward-linkages, having spillover effects on these sectors and creating externalities.
"Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Rural Peru," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(11), pagesNovember. Hopestone Kayiska Chavula, "Telecommunications development and economic growth in Africa," Information Technology for Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol.
19(1), pages Introduction: This report outlines the development path for the development of telecommunication in rural areas of third world countries.
The drivers for development considered are the economic, policy and technology drivers (Melody, ). Ford Foundation study of telecommunications and rural areas, and collaborated on the book Electronic Byways: State Policies for Rural Development through Telecommunications.
She also co-edited two other books examining telecommunications in urban and rural areas. Strover received her Ph.D. from Stanford University. The deployment of telecommunications infrastructure as a means of creating economic development opportunities and employment is a high priority for the Federal and Ontario governments, as well as.
Telecommunications and rural development: a study of private and public sector innovation. [Jurgen Schmandt; Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.; This study of issues relating telecommunications policy and economic development assesses the potential that telecommunication advances hold for rural America.
From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on both the macro level--societal, socio-economic, and governmental--and sector level--education, health, agriculture, entrepreneurship--emphasizing rural and developing regions.
Author Heather E. Cited by: This photo essay confirms that rural areas like Staunton are in critical need of high-speed broadband networks for economic and talent development, especially as Author: Nicol Turner-Lee. Abstract This chapter reviews the Nigerian National Telecommunications Policy. It describes Nigerian telecommunications development in the country, telecommunications policy in Nigeria., the national telecommunications policy including its objective and other components of the policy, telecoms regulatory agencies - government, ministry of communications, Nigerian Author: Joseph Welfare Irivwieri.
In the early years of the decade, some identified “the potential that telecommunications holds for community development in rural areas”: Wilson (), and later Read and Youtie (), for US rural regions; Martin y McKeown () for the rural Europe; or Cornford and Gillespie () taking the example of cable in the by: 2.
social and economic developments. Key words: Rural Development, Rural Communication, Information and Communication Technologies 1. INTRODUCTION The primary reason for Turkey’s current economic problems is its failure to experience the Industrial Revolution –unlike some advanced Western economies—and inability to goFile Size: KB.Local Leadership and Policy in Broadband Telecommunications-based Rural Economic Development Planning -- Research Design and Methodology -- Exploring the Role of Leadership in Broadband Telecommunications-Based Rural Economic Development Projects: A Multiple Case Study Approach -- Ennis, Ireland -- LaGrange, Georgia -- Watford City, North.
- Telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana, has launched a chapter book titled: “Telecommunications Conversations: A History of Telecommunication Economics and MTN in Ghana”.