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Mapping ICT access in South Africa

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dc.date.accessioned 2007-02-22 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-29T08:16:32Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-29T08:16:32Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0796921826 en
dc.identifier.uri https://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/books/mapping-ict-access-in-south-africa en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6231
dc.description.abstract The current and future capacity of South Africa to generate and sustain access to information and communication technologies (ICT) for its citizens is an important development priority. The Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of South Africa (ASGISA), launched by government in 2006, identified key factors which are affecting South Africa's drive to achieve 6% economic growth and to halve unemployment and poverty in South Africa by 2014. One of these factors is the cost of telecommunications. Together, the cost of telecommunications and the availability of ICT infrastructure will crucially facilitate or frustrate attempts to improve levels of access to ICT. Although the digital divide is visible in South Africa, the spatial dimensions of the distribution of ICT access in South Africa has not been systematically analysed. This report seeks to explore this important issue by mapping access to ICT, in order to maximise development opportunities, and to facilitate planning. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher HSRC Press en
dc.title Mapping ICT access in South Africa en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.BudgetYear 2006/07 en
dc.ResearchGroup Education, Science and Skills Development en
dc.ResearchGroup Knowledge Systems en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 4402 en
dc.outputnumber 2970 en
dc.bibliographictitle Tlabela, K., Roodt, J., Paterson, A. & Weir-Smith, G. (2007) <i>Mapping ICT access in South Africa. </i> Cape Town: HSRC Press. en
dc.publicationyear 2007 en
dc.contributor.author1 Tlabela, K. en
dc.contributor.author2 Roodt, J. en
dc.contributor.author3 Paterson, A. en
dc.contributor.author4 Weir-Smith, G. en

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