Explaining the importance of information and communication technologies (ICT) for the growth and development of South African citizens, this systematic report identifies both the cost of telecommunications and the availability of ICT infrastructures as key factors that are frustrating economic growth. Mapping access to ICT along the visible digital divide, this detailed monograph traces the advances that South Africa has made in developing its infrastructures, and seeks to maximize development opportunities.
|Publisher:||Human Sciences Research Council|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.25(d)|
About the Author
Kholadi Tlabela is a deputy director at the Department of Correctional Services in South Africa. Joan Roodt is a chief researcher in the education, science, and skills development research program at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). Andrew Paterson is a research director in the Education, Science and Skills Development research program at the HSRC. Gina Weir-Smith is a chief GIS specialist in the Knowledge Systems research program at the HSRC.