Dependencies Between Development of Information and Communications Technologies and Transport

  • Joanna Kos-ŁabędowiczEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 531)


Transport and communication heavily influence the economic environment and shape conditions in which all economic entities operate. Such situation is a consequence of different, yet complementary roles those two components fulfil. Historically, both those systems – transport and communication – were inseparable. Wide application of technological solutions based on electricity allowed for removal of this dependency; since then, transport and communication technologies can be considered separate. This development is important from economic and business point of view – it makes access to geographically distant new markets easier; moreover, better communication technology improves the control the enterprises hold over their environment, resulting in potential increase of revenue. The goal of this paper is to analyse existing dependencies between ICT and transport, along with an attempt to indicate future trends.


ICT Transport Transport demand 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of EconomicsKatowicePoland

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