Explores broadband adoption and the digital divide through a global perspective. Presents research on constructs such as relative advantage, utilitarian outcomes, hedonic outcomes, and service quality. Provides multicultural insight into what factors influence consumers' decisions to adopt broadband.while people who live in urban areas are more likely to use Internet more often than people who live in suburban and rural areas. Thus, there is a higher ... However, privatization raised other problems such as staff reduction in telecom companies, ... In Eastern Europe the quality of networks is generally low, with digitalization in low levels in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, and Bulgaria (Broadwan , 2004).
|Title||:||Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission|
|Author||:||Dwivedi, Yogesh K.|
|Publisher||:||IGI Global - 2008-02-28|