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Virtual forum: mobile telephony in rural areas

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Kreutz, Christian (main author)
Format:
Blog
Publication Date:
2008-11-14
URL:
http://www.crisscrossed.net/2008/11/14/virtual-forum-mobile-telephony-in-rural-areas
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 173
Subject Term:
development communication, media effectiveness, mobile communication systems, roles, rural areas, rural communities, rural development, social change, telephone communication, digital divide, rural community development
Notes:
Via CrissCrossed blog site. 1 page., Announces an approaching virtual forum about this topic. Author notes the potential of mobile phones for development, but thinks the concept is in the midst of a hype. Urges remembering some important lessons learned from many projects that involve use of information and communication technologies for development.