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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2013 Journal of Business Studies Quarterly   unpublished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.  ... 

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.  ...  The findings of this paper suggest that constructs such as relative advantage, utilitarian outcomes, service quality, and primary influence are important factors affecting Malaysian accountants' broadband  ...  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

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.  ...  The initial research was undertaken while the first author was a student at the University of Strathclyde, sponsored by Vodafone Group Foundation/University of Strathclyde/British Council.  ...  Broadband Adoption: The adoption of broadband in Pakistan remains relatively low, with penetration level at just 0.39% (PTA 2009).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1724476 fatcat:q6ql5xecwzembnf6hg4posko34

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

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)  ...  Interactive nature of broadband internet is a reason for increasing the users of broadband internet day by day. Portable broadband internet device is persuading in adoption of laptop technology.  ... 
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.  ...  National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand puts significant emphasis on increasing broadband penetration as the adoption of broadband leads to high productivity gain which further  ...  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

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

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  ...  Improving customer's awareness: Consumers are not well aware of the benefits of broadband services in terms of avoiding telephone charges, time saving, and convenience.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2012.02.051 fatcat:23q6l33trzajvf7iipw64tbvve

Converged service of data, video and voice – readiness of Pakistani market

Syed Irfan Nabi, Danish Abrar, Karim Chagani, Adnan Anwar Khan, Anwar ul Haq
2008 Business Review  
broadband and high quality cable TV be more acceptable to consumers?’.  ...  Although the Internet consumers in Pakistan may not be using applications that require high bandwidth but most consumers strongly believe that  ... 
doi:10.54784/1990-6587.1155 fatcat:thc2y7wnaneujdcjwjfriw24sq

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

Cultural Aspects of Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce: Acomparative Analysis of Pakistan and Australia

Osama Sohaib, Kyeong Kang
2014 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
Through a content analysis, Hofstede's and Hall's cultural factors were examined in 64 B2C e-commerce websites of Pakistan and Australia.  ...  It is generally believed that Business to-Consumer (B2C) e-commerce will help firms to improve productivity to the global market both in developing and developed countries.  ...  The number of broadband subscribers in Pakistan reached 1.79 million as of December 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2014.tb00431.x fatcat:4rknk5wmazdjrm34dg7vtuvngm

Consumers' Attitude Towards Use and Adoption of Online Shopping in Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Muhammad Zeeshan Muneer
2019 Sustainable Business and Society in Emerging Economies  
The purpose of this study is to understand consumer attitude towards online shopping in Pakistan and the subsequent increasing ratio of online shopping.  ...  Said data was then analysed with the help of SPSS. The data was gathered mainly from Bahawalpur, Pakistan.  ...  Next time the population of whole Pakistan with more sample size can give results that are more valid.  ... 
doi:10.26710/sbsee.v1i1.997 fatcat:tn25awrr7jfjxpjlmgkkvwzkpa

Factors Influencing the Usage of Broadband for the Youth and Adolescent in Bangladesh: A Cross-Sectional Study

Dewan Muhammad Nur-A Yazdani, Tanvir Abir, Kaniz Kakon, Shaikh Sabbir Ahmed Waliullah, Taha Husain
2020 Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Administrative Sciences  
Purpose: This study aimed at examining the adoption factors of broadband internet and exploring the factors which make difference between service providers.  ...  The study also showed that most of the participants were reasonably satisfied at different levels and it was a major motivation in the use of broadband.  ...  Conflict of Interest The authors of the article declare no conflict of interest. Funding This research study was not funded by any institution.  ... 
doi:10.47631/jareas.v1i2.47 fatcat:jeguf5ytlrghjlbgayrl6pkdrq

An Empirical Investigation Of Mobile Banking Services Adoption In Pakistan

Aijaz A. Shaikh, Richard Glavee-Geo, Heikki Karjaluoto
2015 Zenodo  
This paper intends to offer a preliminary scrutiny of the antecedents of the adoption of mobile banking services in the context of a developing country. Data was collected from Pakistan.  ...  The findings showed that an integrated TAM and TPB model greatly explains the adoption intention of mobile banking; and perceived behavioural control and its antecedents play a significant role in predicting  ...  This study did not find support for the influence of PR on ATT towards MB adoption in the context of Pakistan.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1109826 fatcat:algjizpg7vhvre2hh7zrjzhy7a
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