Telecommunications and regional development in the information society

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University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies , Newcastle-upon Tyne
Statementby A.E. Gillespieand M.E. Hepworth.
SeriesNewcastle studies of the information economy -- no.1
ContributionsHepworth, M. E.
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Open LibraryOL13840841M

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Gillespie, A E, Hepworth, M E,“Telecommunications and regional development in the information society”, Newcastle Studies on the Information Economy, WP-1, CURDS, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, England Google ScholarCited by: Telecommunications and rural development has been much more frequently researched in Third World countries than in advanced industrialized ones and this volume represents a significant contribution to the literature on the subject.

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This book gathers world-class scientists, engineers and educators engaged in the fields of telecommunications and presents their latest activities. The main focus of the book is the advances in telecommunications modeling, policy, and technology.

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The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was a two-phase United Nations-sponsored summit on information, communication and, in broad terms, the information society that took place in in Geneva and in in of its chief aims was to bridge the global digital divide separating rich countries from poor countries by spreading access to the Internet in the developing world.

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Telecommunications Infrastructure Development: The Evolving State and City Role in the United States Presented to Cities in the Global Information Society: An International Perspective University of Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne November Sharon Strover, Ph.D.

Director and Associate Professor Telecommunications and Information Policy File Size: 79KB. The information and telecommunications industry is regarded as a key national industry of the twenty-first century. The developmental targets for information and telecommunications technology cover three sectors that are communication, production, and environment.

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