Availability, access and affordability across 'digital divides': common experiences amongst minority groups

Publisher:
Telecommunications Association Inc
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 2014, 2 (2)
Issue Date:
2014-01
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In understanding commonalities between minority groups in relation to access to and affordability of technology, the paper argues that these can no longer be considered `minority issues as they affect a significant proportion of the Australian population. Rather, affordability needs to be framed as part of a wider discussion about access and accessibility. Furthermore, notions of access and accessibility should be emphasised and clearly distinguished from mere availability.
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