backbone networks Archives — LIRNEasia

Large corporations engage in acts of Corporate Social Responsibility.  Non-profit organizations like ours sometimes engage in acts of Social Corporate Responsibility.   SCR differs from CSR because the beneficiary here is a corporation.  We recognize that large corporations can affect the course of events in countries and in some cases, the world.   Therefore, when a large corporation with massive resources asked us to help educate their senior managers (especially those in charge of CSR) about key issues in telecom, we agreed.
Rohan Samarajiva Information Technologies and International Development (ITID) – MIT Press, Winter 2006, Vol. 3, No. 2, Pages 57-71 Abstract: Wireless technologies play an enormously important role in extending access to voice and data communications by hitherto excluded groups in society, especially in the world’s most populated region and now the largest mobile market, the Asia-Pacific. The present rates of growth and levels of connectivity could not have been achieved without wireless in the access networks, for mobile as well as for fixed, and in the backbone networks. But the solution is not simply wireless; it is wireless combined with new investment; it is wireless combined with other inputs and systems.