n IMIESA - Bridging the technology gap - the city of Cape Town's broadband infrastructure : IMESA host city - ITC

Volume 40, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 40, Issue 10, Oct 2015, p. 12 - 13
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



high-speed access to telecommunication services, computer services, Internet-working, and cloud computing have become fundamental to economic development. So much so that broadband connectivity - and access to it - is essential to creating an inclusive society. The technology that many middle-class individuals take for granted on a daily basis is alien and inaccessible to impoverished communities; this hampers their economic opportunity and deepens the divide between the haves and have-nots.

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