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Context and design in ICT for global development You do not have access to this content

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Author(s):
Ed Cutrell
31 Dec 2011
Pages:
3
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No.:
6,
Volume:
48,
Issue:
3
Pages:
20–22
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/4aad1fc3-en

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Information and communication technology is deeply woven into the fabric of society and is integral to the way we do business, entertain ourselves, talk to each other, learn about the world, and even feed ourselves. With nearly five billion mobile phones worldwide, the reach of ICT is increasingly global. However, even with this near ubiquity, the benefits of ICT remain uneven—access to the “world information society” does not immediately grant membership.
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