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Telecommunications in Africa

Eli M. Noam


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. Special attention is paid to telecommunications as a link in the chain of the regional development process.

Keywords: telecommunications, global economy, information technology, regional development, global commerce, African countries

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780195102017
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eli M. Noam, editor
Columbia University Business School

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