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How important are mobile broadband networks for the global economic development?

Harald Edquist, Peter Goodridge, Jonathan Haskel, Xuan Li, Edward Lindquist
2018 Information Economics and Policy  
This paper investigates to what extent the diffusion of mobile broadband has impacted economic development in terms of GDP.  ...  Based on a two stage model we are able to conclude that on average a 10 percent increase of mobile broadband adoption causes a 0.6-2.8 percent increase in economic growth depending on the model specifications  ...  The primary questions that will be investigated are:  To what extent has mobile broadband affected macroeconomic development in terms of GDP globally?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infoecopol.2018.10.001 fatcat:vvowzr6yi5d35pri6kjapvrqtm

Wireless broadband developments in Australia - an industry perspective

Chris Althaus
2012 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
This paper explores the rapidly growing demand for latest generation mobile data applications and services, particularly mobile broadband, from a mobile telecommunications industry perspective.  ...  Mobile operators must have access to sufficient radiofrequency spectrum and be able to deploy network infrastructure (base stations and towers) efficiently if they are to meet consumer demand.  ...  and comprehensive strategy on how Australia will meet future demand for mobile broadband services.  ... 
doi:10.7790/tja.v62i1.284 fatcat:k34fccjbtjfcjlq7lbbvdkrpiy

ICT Adoption Drives Productivity in Developed and Developing Countries

2018 Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia  
The data was analysed using the generalized method of moments (GMM). Findings show that ICT adoption drives labour productivity in developed countries, despite the high mobile broadband prices.  ...  As identified in previous literature, the key factors that determine productivity are capital, labour, ICT, human capital, prices, research and development (R&D).  ...  For instance, Ghosh (2016) explored how broadband policies impact economic growth.  ... 
doi:10.17576/jem-2018-5203-16 fatcat:zwxlezt6h5cgnanjy62dn6cwxi

Mobile dynamics: A digital fabric supporting India's socioeconomic development

Ms. Mansi Kapoor
2014 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
It has been revealed that mobile phones will be spurring the social and economic development of the country.  ...  This study examines the contribution of mobile phones to social & economic development of the country particularly in the area of Delhi and nearby areas like Gurgaon, Noida.  ...  Over the past year, growth in mobile-broadband services continued at 40% globally and 78% in developing countries.  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-16130108 fatcat:vuleqyk5pzbg7lbljlbhjteyxy

Artificial Intelligence and Broadband Development through the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway

Atsuko Okuda, Siope Vakataki 'Ofa
2018 Journal of Infrastructure Policy and Development  
Broadband networks are the foundation and prerequisite for the development of AI. But what types of broadband networks would be conducive are not adequately discussed so far.  ...  Furthermore, in addition to broadband networks, other factors, such as income level, broadband quality, and investment, are expected to influence the uptake of AI in the region.  ...  The report, an AP-IS Working Paper, was developed by Atsuko Okuda, Dongjung Lee, Siope Vakataki 'Ofa, Eric Roeder, Achara Jantarasaengaram, Alexey Disclaimer The views expressed herein are those of  ... 
doi:10.24294/jipd.v2i2.1047 fatcat:aziu2za35fbgjhxmophpvmhj4e

Infrastructure Development: Public Private Partnership Path for Developing Rural Telecommunications in Africa

Idongesit Williams
2012 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
Unfortunately due to the high cost of deploying infrastructure in rural areas of developing countries due to non-significant or no economic activity, this dream of achieving Universal access and service  ...  to what the rural dweller in a developing country in Africa can afford.  ...  Internet: The introduction of broadband technology via fixed and mobile network technologies has led to the renewed call of focusing on the internet as a driving force for ICTs.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-27242012000200006 fatcat:tmlcms52ajf2tlhhs3wbu2tanq

Internet and firm development

Shunbin Zhong, Leiju Qiu, Baowen Sun
2020 International Journal of Crowd Science  
network.  ...  Purpose This paper aims to provide a survey of existing literature on the economic impacts of the internet on firm development, and outlines an overall framework of the existing studies.  ...  How does the internet affect firm development and what are the mechanisms?  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijcs-11-2019-0032 fatcat:ll7o5egzwffxjd7vd6hne6wxlm

The UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development

Paul Budde
2013 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
This paper explores how that goal can be achieved, and describes the work being done by the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development.  ...  High-speed broadband networks are an essential element in today's society, and access should be available on an equitable basis, worldwide.  ...  For developing countries, the solution is likely to be found in mobile broadband -using a mobile phone, of which there are now some five billion worldwide, to connect to the information society.  ... 
doi:10.7790/tja.v63i1.392 fatcat:t7wyonaavbe3hgmqc2gqzgvjyq

From Macedonia to Mauritius: New Trajectories in Wireless Broadband Development

Bojan Angelov
2006 2006 International Conference on Mobile Business  
In parallel to these trends, two developing countries from different parts of the world are making history by deploying 'state of the art' nationwide wireless broadband networks.  ...  In this paper, we describe how these two trajectories are novel, yet significantly different, with a potential for effecting unique types of change.  ...  Dimensions important to selecting the proper deployment model There are several important dimensions that help define the deployment models of the wireless broadband networks in Macedonia and Mauritius  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmb.2006.18 dblp:conf/icmb/AngelovR06 fatcat:igxp4d7nvrb3fjrda7q2ozetuu

Broadband infrastructure investment in stimulus packages: relevance for developing countries

Christine Zhen‐Wei Qiang
2010 Info  
As most developing countries are at an early stage of broadband development, they are likely to gain the most from investing in these networks to reach the critical mass for higher impact and before the  ...  All results are statistically significant at the 1 percent level except for those for broadband in developing countries, which are significant at the 10 percent level.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14636691011027175 fatcat:esrontju45grphq2afli7akp6y

Information and Communication Technologies for Development [chapter]

Ronaldo Lemos, Joana Varon Ferraz
2014 International Development  
How can one assess the development impact of ICTs, and are these impacts scalable or sustainable?  ...  Practical examples of ICT use in the developing world are examined, including telecentres, LAN houses, and the growing number of mobile devices affordable to the poor.  ...  ICT4D also raises important issues that normally are not at the core of development debates, including concerns about how to foster innovation, the transformation of the public sphere, and the promotion  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0037 fatcat:4fuoi5i3qncy7hfj3cqkc5hyx4

Internet Lite for Sustainable Development

Josef Noll, Wisam A. Mansour, Christine Holst, Sudhir Dixit, Felix K. Sukums, Helena A. Ngowi, Danica Radovanović, Elibariki R. Mwakapeje, Maurice Isabwe, Andrea S.Winkler, Bernard Ngowi, Basic Internet Foundation, Kjeller, Norway (+10 others)
2018 Nordic and Baltic Journal of Information and Communications Technologies  
The current paper first addresses the reasons for the digital divide, thereafter addresses free access to information as catalyst for the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and provides the path towards  ...  The Digital Divide is one of the key challenges for mankind. Despite attempts to digitally include people, the divide is bigger than ever.  ...  Given the low capacity networks, and related them to the lack of local content (iv) and lack of (digital) literacy are other factors hampering the uptake of mobile broadband.  ... 
doi:10.13052/nbjict1902-097x.2018.012 fatcat:fdpznm44erbh3lvdtcmvqugfca

Prospects for the Development of Online Trade in the Russian Federation in the Context of Globalization and the Information Society Establishment

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
what are the prospects for the development of Russian digital trade in the global space?  ...  is there a link between the economic, information, communication and trade globalization, on the one hand, and the development of digital technologies in the trade sector, on the other hand?  ...  for network readiness is around three points out of seven possible); cheap plans for mobile and landline Internet (Prepaid mobile cellular plans, PPP $0.03/min.), which are accompanied by a rapid increase  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.b3328.078219 fatcat:2oh44kqp4jcwpbactxaob6rope

From Knowledge Engineering for Development to Development Informatics [chapter]

Stefan Schlobach, Victor de Boer, Christophe Guéret, Stéphane Boyera, Philippe Cudré-Mauroux
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
CS researchers who try to make their research relevant for the developing world as well.  ...  Knowledge Sharing is a key enabler of development of the rural poor.  ...  On the other hand, mobile networks and simple first-or second-generation mobile phones are widespread in many developing areas. Effective knowledge sharing platforms should make use of these assets.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17966-7_2 fatcat:mrkzliaekjc4piexrnjet3yccq

The Role of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Development in Developing Countries

2020 Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development  
This paper has intended to review, the subscription and broadband level of ICTs in least developing countries and to review the role of ICTs for rural and agricultural development in least developing countries  ...  Major challenges to agricultural development in developing countries have been the low level of agricultural information exchange among the different stakeholders in the agricultural sector.  ...  The subscription and broadband level of ICTs in least developing countries, The role of ICTs for rural and agricultural development in least developing countries.  ... 
doi:10.7176/jesd/11-15-04 fatcat:plna6zjrlzho7jpy2l7u2nb7gu
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