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Telecommunications and Development in Africa,

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Published by Ios Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communications engineering / telecommunications,
  • Development studies,
  • Development Studies (Social Sciences),
  • Telecommunications,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Africa,
  • Economic policy,
  • Telecommunication,
  • Telecommunication and state

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsB. A. Kiplagat (Editor), Telecommunications Foundation of Africa (Corporate Author), M. C. M. Werner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12807259M
    ISBN 10905199169X
    ISBN 109789051991697


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