ERIC Number: EJ464578
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Can Telecommunications Help Rural Areas Overcome Obstacles to Development?
Rowley, Thomas D.; Porterfield, Shirley L.
Rural Development Perspectives, v8 n2 p2-6 1993
Telecommunications can reduce rural isolation, improve access to education and services, and increase business efficiency. But urban and international competition may limit telecommunications benefits for rural areas and may possibly widen the development gap. Still, telecommunications are an essential part of rural development strategy. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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