dc.contributor.authorKoh, Eng Beng.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe new information and communication technologies (ICTs) withits “leap-frogging” characteristics have been hailed as the equaliser to the digital divide. Previous empirical studies on diffusion of ICT shave shown that income is an important determinant of digital divide, but none has purported to illustrate how income shaped the trend of divides due to old and new ICTs since their commercial introduction. This study proposes to address the gap in the quantification of the digital divide for the old and new ICTs : fixed linetelephone, mobilephones, the Internet and broad band. Regressions find that income play sacritical role in shaping the globa ldigital divide, and divides due to new ICTs are aggravating fast.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Communication::Cultural studies
dc.titleQuantifying global digital divide : do info-communication technologies equalise or not?en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorFu, Wayne Wei-Jenen_US
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Communication Studiesen_US

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