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Telecommunications and development in Africa

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Published by IOS in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Telecommunication -- Africa,
  • Telecommunication policy -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by B.A. Kiplagat and M.C.M. Werner.
    ContributionsKiplagat, Bethuel A., Werner, M. C. M., Telecommunications Foundation of Africa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE8464 .T44 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19696351M
    ISBN 10905199169X

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The future of Telecoms in Africa The “blueprint for the brave” 3 African growth and the rising of the African middle class Fast rewind on some key trends Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in the world, with a forecast real GDP annual growth rate to of %.

Over the next decade. Therefore, telecommunications in Africa does not demonstrate the much-vaunted multiplier effects on research and development, services or employment.

With the exception of South Africa, which has its own production of integrated circuits, the continent relies heavily on imports for its equipment needs. Telecommunications and Development --Ch. III. Pan-African Telecommunications Network Telecommunications Structure --Ch.

An Historical Development and Operational Structure of PANAFTEL -- Ch. Financing Telecommunications Development in Africa -- Ch. Summary and Analysis -- Ch.

VII. Conclusions and Recommendations. Telecommunications is becoming an essential infrastructure in the global economy. The electronic flow of information around the world favors those nations that have invested in the technology to participate in this international commerce.

This book provides a comprehensive view of what individual African countries are doing to build a telecommunications capability. telecommunications. In this regard, the book examines telecommunicatio n. International Telecommunications Law and Policy xxv. why there has been little development in sub-Saharan Africa Author: Uchenna Jerome Orji.

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