Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

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The Digital Review of Asia Pacific provides an overview of how information and communication technology (ICT) is being diffused throughout the Asia Pacific region to facilitate socio-economic development. This third annual review provides an analytical overview of the state of ICT4D in the Asia Pacific region. It covers 31 countries and economies including - for the first time - North Korea. Each country is dealt within a separate chapter, which attempts to provide comprehensive coverage of the various aspects of ICT4D in the concerned country at the time of writing (in 2006). The chapters have been written by a team of authors representing different sectors, such as government, academia, industry, and civil society.The Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) buries cables underground instead of installing ducts or poles, which implies that maintenance and repair cost ... MPT is the only organization providing mobile telephone service. An Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS) and Digital-AMPS (D-AMPS) are currently in use. ... Yangon, the former national capital, is the centre of the nationwide network.

Title:Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008
Publisher:IDRC - 2008-01-07


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