The acces of Romanian rural population to the information and communication technology

Cristina Bianca POCOL, Ioana Delia POP

Abstract


Using information and communication technology in rural areas contributes to human development and to poverty reduction in these areas. The study aims to assess the access to ICT of the rural population in Romania between 2007-2013. The main parameters analyzed were the share of households from rural area to a computer and those with access to Internet at home. The data were provided by the National Institute of Statistics. The results show a progress in the analyzed period, however, insufficient compared with other rural areas from EU countries.


Keywords


development; communication; information; rural; technology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-hort:10696




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