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Cellphones bridge the digital divide

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Aiyar, Swaminathan A. (main author)
Format:
Article
Publication Date:
2006-02-27
URL:
http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/128332/1/
Published:
India
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 148
Subject Term:
development issues, distribution, economics of information, farmers, fish, information issues, information seeking, information sources, market information, media effectiveness, rural areas, rural-urban difference, telephone communication, value of information, information technology, digital, cellular, wireless
Notes:
One World South Asia. 3 pages., "I believe that the cell phone, not the computer, will be the real bridge across the digital divide." Cites example of effective use by Kerala fishermen in marketing their catches.