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Mobile phones and the promises of connectivity: Interrogating the Role of Information, Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Marketisation

Titus, Asha

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This research investigates the role of ICTs (mobile phones) in economic development particularly in the Papua New Guinean coffee and fresh produce value chains. It aims to interrogate the promises and unwavering optimism attached to the 'ICT revolution' by examining the effects of ICTs on economic practices and the extent to which communication and network integration will be a driver of development. Following the deregulation of the telecommunications sector in 2007, considerable attention...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196551
DOI: 10.25911/Z525-GC54

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