Over just a decade in India, the mobile phone was transformed from a rare, unwieldy instrument to a palm-sized staple that even poor fisherman can afford. Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey investigate the social revolution ignited by what may be the most significant communications device in history and explore the whole ecosystem of cheap mobile phones.The teacher, AjeetSingh, was a softspoken maninhis early thirties who saidhegained his skills by watching others and through reading repair manuals. His shop contained all sorts of mobilephone accessories and parts, but Ajeet spentmostanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Great Indian Phone Book|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2013-04-02|