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Satellite Communications and Development

  • Heather E. Hudson
  • Meheroo Jussawalla
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Abstract

We are entering a new era often called the ‘post-industrial’ or ‘information’ society. This era is marked by dramatic technological developments in computers, electronic media, telecommunications and the growing importance of information in all aspects of human life. Access to information, and to the facilities to reproduce, store and transmit information, is now considered vital to development.

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heather E. Hudson
    • 1
  • Meheroo Jussawalla
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.College of CommunicationsUniversity of TexasAustinUSA
  2. 2.McLaren College of BusinessUniversity of San FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Research Associate/Economist, Institute of Culture and CommunicationEast-West CenterHonoluluUSA

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