Impact of information and communication technologies (ICT) on society

E Chandiraleka


ICT (information and communications technology - or technologies) is an umbrella,  term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various services and applications associated with them, such as video conferencing and distance learning. ICTs are often spoken of in a particular context, such as ICTs in education, health care, or libraries. The term is somewhat more common outside of the United States.


Impact of ICT, Online shopping, New ways to access entertainment, Employment and the environment

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