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Role of Information & Communication Technology in Economic Development

Raja Taimur Hassan This age of information and knowledge has emerged as a means to address economic growth and development around the world. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has enabled countries to be more productive, most efficient, and spur their economic growth. Numerous studies indicate a strong link between ICT and economic growth which means that open ICT policies contribute to higher GDP. During the past many years, due to much delay in spectrum auction for next generation, investors remained reluctant to take any bold decision with regard to investment in ICT. The statistics of past 6 years (2007-2012) reveal the sharp declining trend in investment of telecom sector. According to Economic Survey of Pakistan 2013...

August 12, 2014 at 2:10 am | News Desk