Impact of mobile telephones on rural livelihoods in Northern Myanmar: a study of Patheingyi and Madaya Townships, Mandalay Division

Khaing, M and Walsh, J 2017, 'Impact of mobile telephones on rural livelihoods in Northern Myanmar: a study of Patheingyi and Madaya Townships, Mandalay Division', The Myanmar Journal, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 15-40.


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Title Impact of mobile telephones on rural livelihoods in Northern Myanmar: a study of Patheingyi and Madaya Townships, Mandalay Division
Author(s) Khaing, M
Walsh, J
Year 2017
Journal name The Myanmar Journal
Volume number 4
Issue number 1
Start page 15
End page 40
Total pages 26
Publisher Korean Myanmar Research Association (KOMYRA)
Abstract The topic of this research is the impact of Mobile telephones on Rural Livelihoods in Northern Myanmar: A Study of Patheingyi and Madaya Townships, Mandalay Division. Survey Questionnaires forms were conducted with 494 respondents from 600 sample size actively involved in and were analyzed using PSPP. The findings of this study are that on telecommunications use, benefits, and constraints in Mandalay Division - has helped illuminate the economic and social impacts of telecommunications market liberalization. Modes of communication are changing, new business ventures are emerging, and mobile phones are becoming a part of everyday life. In this report focuses on not only by exploring the ongoing impacts of increasing telephone access, but also by investigating the constraints imposed by complementary infrastructure, and patterns of internet uptake.
Subject Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Keyword(s) Impact
Mobile Phones
Rural Livelihoods
Assets
information Communications Technology
Myanmar
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