Community Broadband Networks and the Opportunity for E-Government Services

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Abstract

Community Broadband Networks (CBN) facilitate Broadband connectivity in underserved areas in many countries. The lack of Broadband connectivity is one of the reasons for the slow diffusion of e-government services in many countries.This article explains how CBNs can be enabled by governments to facilitate the delivery of e–government services in underserved areas in the developed and developing countries.The Community Based Broadband Mobilization (CBNM) models are used as explanatory tools.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
Number of pages12
PublisherIGI global
Publication date2017
Edition4
Chapter308
ISBN (Print)9781522522553
ISBN (Electronic)9781522522560
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • E-government
  • Community
  • Broadband
  • Community Broadband Networks
  • E-Services
  • E-Applications
  • Convergence
  • New Media

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