Anonymous, 1 Jun 2020
Research on Middle East, Islam and digital media
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

The Internet in Turkey and Pakistan: A Comparative Analysis

The Internet in Turkey and Pakistan: A Comparative Analysis

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. THE ANALYTIC FRAMEWORK: Framework Dimensions; Pervasiveness; Geographic Dispersion; Sectoral Absorption; Connectivity Infrastructure; Organizational Infrastructure; Sophistication of Use; Framework Determinants; Access to Constituent Technologies; Perceived Value; Ease of Use; Cost; Adequacy and Fluidity of Resources; Regulatory and Legal Framework; Ability to Execute; Geography; Demand for Capacity; Culture of Entrepreneurship; Forces for Change; Enablers of Change; Impact of Determinants on Dimensions; Government Policies

3. THE INTERNET IN TURKEY: Introduction; History; Politics; Economy; Geography and Demographics; Networks in Turkey; A Brief History of Telecommunications; The Origin of the Turkish Internet; Turnet; 0822 Service; TTNet; Ulaknet; Analytical Framework Dimensions; Pervasiveness; Geographic Dispersion; Sectoral Absorption; Connectivity Infrastructure; Organizational Infrastructure; Sophistication of Use

4. THE INTERNET IN PAKISTAN: Introduction; History; Politics; Economy; Geography and Demographics; Networks in Pakistan; A Brief History of Telecommunications; The Origin of the Internet in Pakistan; The Emergence of Internet Service Providers; Internet Infrastructure Project; Government Initiatives Impacting the Internet; Pakistan 2010 Programme; Privatization of Pakistan telecommunication Company Limited; Analytic Framework Dimensions; Pervasiveness; Sectoral Absorption; Connectivity Infrastructure; Sophistication of Use; Analytic Framework Dimensions

5. THE INTERNET IN TURKEY AND PAKISTAN: A COMPARISON: The State of the Internet in Turkey and in Pakistan; Determinants of Internet Diffusion; Access to the Internet; Cost of Internet Access; Ease of Use; Perceived Value of the Internet; Resources; Legal and Regulatory Framework; Ability to Execute; Geography; Demand for Capacity; Culture of Entrepreneurship; Forces for Change; Enablers of Change; Government policy and the Determinants of Internet Diffusion; Internet Diffusion Determinants in Comparison

6. CONCLUSIONS: The Internet: Considerable Similarities; The Internet: Significant Differences; Accounting for the Similarities and Differences; The View of the Internet: a "Balance of Tensions"; Opportunities for the Future

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145 p.
eng