Corporations' Use of the Internet in Developing Countries
AbstractThe study reported here uses a survey technique to explore corporate Internet use in developing countries. A major conclusion is that such use is extensive, considering deficiencies in telephone networks in many countries and the relative newness of the technology. Most companies surveyed here have Internet connections, although the number of individuals within the firms who have access is typically quite small.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - International Finance Corporation in its series Papers with number 35.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ; INTERNET ; TECHNOLOGY;
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- O14 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
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