Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: DevelopmentWidespread use of mobile telephones can add substantially to a developing country’s economic growth, a new report shows.
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Featured | Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: Government Tech PolicyEvidence shows that the current free model effectively promotes Internet growth and access in developing countries. A new report argues that any fundamental regulatory overhaul could halt such growth and find users cut off.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MarketA major study for non-profit the Internet Society explores impact of increased demand for new Internet services on the growth of the developing world.
Written by: Stan Beer | Published in: StrategyThe National Broadband Network will be the defining factor underpinning Australia’s future economic growth, according to the boss of IBM in Australia and New Zealand.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MarketAnalysts Analysys Mason have released a major new report which shows total growth in emerging Asia Pacific telecoms markets of $US84 billion over the next five years. The report covers Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan and Thailand.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketVietnam’s economic growth rate has been among the highest in the Asia Pacific region in recent years, with an annual GDP rate of between seven and eight and a half percent, and strong growth in its contact centre industry establishing the country as a credible low cost alternative destination for offshore and outsourced services.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Listed TechListed IT services business SMS Management & Technology today announced revenues rose 10 per cent over the last year to $335.8 million. While it remains a strong performance in challenging economic times, the growth is more modest than last year when the company’s sales surged 23.6 per cent.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Australian Government’s minibudget, otherwise known as its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO), has left the IT industry alone.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationThe US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced major changes in the country’s mobile spectrum holding policies. They include the rules for introduction of an incentive auction for mobile usage of unused broadcast TV bandwidth, a policy announced earlier in the year,
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: HealthThere is no scientific basis for the widespread belief that the weak electromagnetic fields around mobile phones and other mobile devices cause health problems. The findings are from a major new report from the Norwegian government.