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Factors Driving Business Consumer Adoption of Broadband in Pakistan: An Exploratory Study

Amir Manzoor, Bahria University, Pakistan Karachi
2013 Journal of Business Studies Quarterly   unpublished
This paper is an exploratory study to gain an initial understanding of the different factors that could possibly affect the broadband Internet adoption by businesses in Pakistan.  ...  Particular emphasis was placed to find criterion which have become significantly important in motivating the adoption of broadband Internet.  ...  Internet adoption by business consumers in Pakistan.  ... 
fatcat:fci35ek6fje5zd7eksbn45qw5u

How Connected are Pakistanis?

Arzak Khan, Jason Whalley
2010 Social Science Research Network  
The authors wish to thank Prof David Souter for his guidance and supervision in conducting this empirical research.  ...  Broadband Adoption: The adoption of broadband in Pakistan remains relatively low, with penetration level at just 0.39% (PTA 2009).  ...  The Internet in Pakistan started in 1990s and to further facilitate the growth of broadband Internet in the country the PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority), at the behest of the government, undertook  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1724476 fatcat:q6ql5xecwzembnf6hg4posko34

Broadband Adoption and Usage Behavior of Malaysian Accountants

Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mohamad Hisyam Selamat, Banita Lal
2011 International Journal of Electronic Government Research  
This study examines the factors affecting the adoption of broadband Internet in a developing country context by focusing on Malaysia.  ...  adoption and Internet use behaviour.  ...  Khoumbati et al. (2007) examined the factors affecting consumers' adoption of broadband in Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jegr.2011040101 fatcat:ai3orzcqujhfjar3q36uo4tuf4

Broadband Internet Development and Economic Growth: A Comparative Study of Two Asian Countries

Amir Manzoor
2012 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
The study reports findings from the first comparative study of Pakistan and India carried out in the area of broadband Internet competitive advantage.  ...  Using a modified Porter"s diamond model, this study compares broadband Internet development in Pakistan and India and investigates various factors that contributed to the different degrees of broadband  ...  India and Pakistan adopted similar broadband technologies.  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-0160114 fatcat:4tzljwhpjzf53pvskqqioqvimy

Factors affecting Broadband proliferation in Pakistan and initiatives/measures taken by the Government of Pakistan

Asim Jameel, Nadeem Ehsan, Ebtisam Mirza, Muhammad Waseem Bhatti
2012 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
The factors affecting broadband proliferation in Pakistan have been identified and recommendations to improve the broadband sector in Pakistan have been made to the Government of Pakistan.  ...  This paper intends to study the broadband market and operators working in Pakistan, compare it with the broadband markets in other countries and identify the initiatives taken by the Government of Pakistan  ...  Currently, 6 cellular mobile, 14 LDI and 36 LL operators are providing services in Pakistan. The government adopted a clear and transparent process for license awarding and frequency allocation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2012.02.051 fatcat:23q6l33trzajvf7iipw64tbvve

Socio Technical Impact of Broadband Services in Baluchistan

Saira Ahthasham, Aftab Ahmed Shaikh, Muhammad Iqbal, Ahtsham Sajid, Amir Shahzad
2012 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
This paper analysis market trends, customer expectation and socio-technical impact of broadband service in Baluchistan.  ...  To achieve worldwide broadband connectivity level Government of Pakistan and industry must play a combine role for the betterment and improvement of the said industry.  ...  state is the broadband market of Pakistan is in when compared to other similar economies.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v1i2.76 fatcat:zb3ikl66x5goljg3fvoc3jfwfq

Effects of Broadband Internet on Studying Habits of the University Students in Pakistan (A Case Study of University of Gujrat)

Atiya Dar
2013 Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism  
Citation: Dar A (2013) Effects of Broadband Internet on Studying Habits of the University Students in Pakistan (A Case Study of University of Gujrat). J Mass Communicat Journalism 3: 154.  ...  o m munic a ti o n & Jo urna lis m ISSN: 2165-7912 Citation: Dar A (2013) Effects of Broadband Internet on Studying Habits of the University Students in Pakistan (A Case Study of University of Gujrat)  ...  Today broadband is offered in Pakistan from 512 KBIT/S 10 12 MBIT/S in all major cities. Currently Pakistan has 128,680 DSL Subscribers in the country. The big DSL provides are PTCL and link dot net.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000154 fatcat:wzzf5z54rrhqti2u6ofsydiuma

Factors Motivating Broadband Adoption in Thailand

N. Tiamnara, N. Madan, S. Malisuwan
2015 Journal of Economics Business and Management  
The purpose of this research is to study the motivation behind broadband adoption in Thailand in order to utilize that information to increase the low broadband penetration in Thailand.  ...  The clarity gained from this research on the motivation behind broadband adoption in Thailand can be used to help the ICT and NBTC in utilizing the correct method to increase broadband penetration in Thailand  ...  While Utilitarian Outcome influences Broadband Adoption in United Kingdom and Bangladesh, it does not influence broadband adoption in Pakistan, Malaysia or in Thailand.  ... 
doi:10.7763/joebm.2015.v3.284 fatcat:rn6h6q4lzrcjxgdvfrh5pkeiia

Adoption of e-Government in Pakistan: Supply Perspective

Zulfiqar Haider, Chen Shuwen, Dr. Farah, Dr. Aftab
2015 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
This study examined adoption of e-Government supply side by looking at the UTAUT as a model of technology acceptance.  ...  This research sought to demonstrate the robustness of trust-based UTAUT to address e-Government adoption concerns.  ...  Fig. 1 . 1 e-Government Pakistan (fbr.gov.pk) Fig. 2 . 2 e-Government services broadband adoption Fig. 3 . 3 MS Excel (output) -Source PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Fig. 4. use of e-Government  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2015.060609 fatcat:kid2tg35zvgwrels7kct56hs6e

A Comparative Study of Customer Preferences for Telecommunication Technologies in Pakistan

Muhammad Saadi, Rabeel Manzoor, Waqas Tariq Toor, Sanika. K. Wijayasekara, Farhat Masood, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij
2020 Engineering Journal  
This work is unique when the scenario of Pakistan is considered. No such study has been conducted in Pakistan to know the customer preferences in Pakistan.  ...  In this paper, a study has been conducted to know the customer preferences of telecommunication technologies in Lahore, Pakistan, and also to compare different customer preferences for telecommunication  ...  Broadband Subscribers by Technology Broadband services are provided to the users in Pakistan in several ways.  ... 
doi:10.4186/ej.2020.24.3.129 fatcat:tdgxeevxtndtbgurg5q6d7fthq

Examining Factors Influencing the Behavioral Intention to Adopt Broadband in Malaysia [chapter]

Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mohamad H. Selamat, Muhammad S. Abd Wahab, Mohd A. Mat Samsudin, Banita Lal
2008 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
The aim of this study was to examine the factors affecting the adoption of broadband Internet in a developing country context by focusing upon Malaysia.  ...  The findings of this paper suggest that perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, and social influence are significant factors for explaining the behavioral intention to adopt broadband Internet by  ...  are significant factors for explaining consumers' behavioral intentions to adopt broadband in Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-87503-3_19 fatcat:cfvm2c2urzhaleod4arta54mxa

Role of Customer's Orientation and Professional Skill of a Service Provider in the Telecom Sector of Pakistan

Muhammad Naeem Sharif, Hassan Raza, Muhammad Faizan, Naveed Ul Hassan
2019 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Telecom sector of Pakistan has very important role in economy of the country.  ...  The current found that positive relationship between customer orientation, and service innovation in telecom industry of Pakistan.  ...  Furthermore, the government of Pakistan issues the license of 3G and 4G network that can enhance the telecommunication trends in the Pakistan. 3G technology is the new innovation which allow a broadband  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v9-i10/6815 fatcat:rbqtslkn5fcgfpqtqpvtcdnhe4

E -Recruitment Transforming the Dimensions of Online Job Seeking: A case of Pakistan

Shuaib Ahmed, Hammad Tahir, Syed Waleed Warsi
2015 International Journal of Human Resource Studies  
This research study aims to investigate the influence of adoption of e-recruitment method by job seekers in karachi, Pakistan.  ...  adopting a e-recruitment method.  ...  Presently, erecruitment has been adopted in many organizations in Pakistan from large organizations to small size companies.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijhrs.v5i1.6161 fatcat:dvbi3kalrjgcvo7jfoekwrzwpi

Policy choices can help keep 4G and 5G universal broadband affordable [article]

Edward J Oughton and Niccolò Comini and Vivien Foster and Jim W Hall
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Providing governments make judicious choices, adopting fiscal and regulatory regimes conducive to lowering costs, universal broadband may be within reach of most developing countries over the next decade  ...  The United Nations Broadband Commission has committed the international community to accelerate universal broadband.  ...  We also valued review meetings with (i) telecommunications regulators in Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Senegal, Pakistan, Albania, Peru and Mexico and (ii) mobile network operators including Entel (Peru), AT&  ... 
arXiv:2101.07820v4 fatcat:kf26rkxcijc3xl6ppxc2yr3fyy

Losing the Landline Market: A Critical Analysis of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)

Muhammad Asghar, Muhammad Ayyaz, Raheel Abbas
2013 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) covers the 96% of fixed local lines subscribers. It acts like a monopoly in the landline market but facing the sluggish growth in last eight years.  ...  We analysed the major causes of this back-through in this era of modern telecommunication and technology.  ...  The mere increase in the broadband user is due to 3G-EVO devices.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v3-i9/263 fatcat:bla4oxdfsfco7bkakc55tx7wli
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