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Thoroughly revised and updated, this Student Edition of the successful Handbook of New Media has been abridged to showcase the best of the hardback edition. This Handbook sets out boundaries of new media research and scholarship and provides a definitive statement of the current state-of-the-art of the field. Covering major problem areas of research, the Handbook of New Media includes an introductory essay by the editors and a concluding essay by Ron Rice. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned scholar, provides a review of the most significant social research findings and insights.
Chapter 15: Universal Access to the New Information Infrastructure
Universal Access to the New Information Infrastructure
Technological innovation and the transition to a global digital economy have focused new attention on the importance of access for all to telecommunications facilities and services. ‘Universal service’, meaning access to basic telephone ...