Attempts to bring the benefits of information technology in the form of the internet to developing countries have, to date, foundered on the belief that this requires the beneficiaries to access the technology directly. As a result, the perceived huge benefits of such an enterprise have often failed to materialise.This original contribution to the

chapter 1|8 pages


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PART I Analytical foundations of a new paradigm

chapter 2|22 pages

The existing paradigm and its limitations

chapter 3|18 pages

An emerging paradigm

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PART II Radios, telephones and Internet access

chapter 4|12 pages

Community radio and the Internet

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PART III Rural Internet access: alternatives to radios and telephones

chapter 6|10 pages

The need for alternatives