Thank you intiating this topic,
I belive, Involving people means increasing their participation and understanding about telecenters and its development.
Creating and annual event is an excellent idea, because it will mean…"
Dear friends, Public awareness is key to the success of any program like the telecenter, unfortunately, many people don't know about the term "telecenter', and if they know, they confuse with cyber cafe or something else. Furthermose, some internet cafe missuse the term for commercial gain. Therefore, it is high time we embark on creating people awarness about telecenters, its develop agendas and how it will benefit the public. For this reason, I would like we propose that discuss the best…See More
Despite the limited participation in this forum, I believe there is a great admiration for all that there is a way forwards and the Africa is not left behind in ICT effort, though other conditions constraint the situation, yet, through…"
Thanks for the attachment. it is very helpful. Thank you again. In case you have further information about the effect of awareness on sustainability and institution on sustainability, I would highly appreciate it you could share with…"
You project is good, but difficult to achieve sustainability for two reason, correct me if I am wrong. (1) The local community is poor - or at least you believe that; and (2)The project is not demand-driven, but kind of imposed to…"
"Telecenter success can be measured, on how it achieves bridging the digital divide. - Since the main aim is to reduce the digital divide and the knowledge gap, when the information poor societies are empowered with ICT literacy, and the telecenter…"
Africa telecenters though in intitial phase, I believe it did not start badly, examples from Uganda, South Africa, etc. are encouraging, and lessons can be learnt from them. Howwever, in many aspect the government telecom regulations…"
Its amazing how, one can send its contribution a years after the discussion was posted! Thanks to ICT, knowledge management and access is made easy.
If I come the point of telecenter sustainability and whether they will vanish all…"
"Blending both, might be a good idea, but, the key to all answers will be the capacity builidng of the operators and the implementers. I take the issue of capacity building as the key to encouraging users to learn ICT so as to create a critical mass,…"
I thinkprivatization of telecenters is a key to success. Nevertheless, government roles could be to encourage community business and capacity builiding by subsidizing, franchising or encouraging enterprising the telecenter instead of…"
"Dear Mr. Kumar,
The telecenters give new live to the development of rural and marginalized people as well as the urban poor, by offering equal access to information and knowledge to areas either neglected or not well targeted during the past…"
Banning pornographic websites should be a global goal, since it affects the wellbeing, the normal growth and the future of our children. I say this, becuase, websites are accessible to all regardless of age, therefore, sacrificing…"
"HI Dr. Shadrack,
Hope this reaches you well, long time no see after e-Asia2008.
By the way, I am doing a thesis entitles 'Synthesis Study on the Telecenter Academy in Thailand', I am in the literature review process, unfortunately, there…"
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