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Impact analysis on utilization of telecenter: The case of telecentre in Baling


Hassan, Syahida and Yusof, Yuhanis and Abu Seman, Mohamad Amir and Sheik Osman, Wan Rozaini (2010) Impact analysis on utilization of telecenter: The case of telecentre in Baling. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2010 (KMICe2010), 25-27 May 2010, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The telecentre in Baling is established under the Universal Service Provision fund, aiming to provide community with broadband access and training programme focusing on e-application. Nevertheless, the impact of this initiative is yet to be studied. Thus,the undertaken study is aimed at examining the utilization and impact of Baling telecentre on the community. A total of 34 respondents were interviewed using structured questionnaires. Outcome of the study indicates that the telecentre has improved its community in certain senses. Lesson learned from the study is also discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-2078-40-1 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Telecenter, Rural ICT development, Community center
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mdm. Syahida Hassan
Date Deposited: 22 May 2014 04:33
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2015 07:07
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11095

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