Heather E. Hudson

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Alaska shares many characteristics with other rural and remote regions of the Asia-Pacific, including a small population spread over a large area, lack of roads linking villages to hospitals, a significant indigenous population, and a shortage of doctors in rural areas. Communication with village health aides was originally by high frequency (HF) radio.(More)
Access to telecommunications facilities and services is almost nonexistent in much of rural Africa. The poorest African countries rank at the bottom of the global list in teledensity and PC density, and rural access to the Internet is extremely limited even in wealthier nations such as South Africa. Several initiatives are attempting to extend access(More)
1. The Digital Divide 1.1. The Broadband Divide Analysis of gaps in access to telecommunications has typically focused on voice telephony. The good news is that access to voice services has improved dramatically, thanks largely to newly available and more affordable wireless (mobile) services in many developing countries. The bad news is that broadband, a(More)