Wireless is the hottest technology and media sector in the world todayaand Asia is at the centre of the action. This volume captures the flavour and implications of these fast-paced developments by providing a comprehensive, detailed and insightful look at the wireless scenario in the Asia-Pacific. It charts the growth of the wireless ecosystem across the region, highlights the valuable lessons learned by the pioneers, and contextualises these themes with developments in other parts of the world including the US and Europe. With contributions from numerous experts in the region, the book includes 16 thematic chapters, 10 book reviews, and profiles of 10 countriesaJapan, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal and Bangladesh.Cellphone campaigns via SMS also have been used in Iran to urge some voters to boycott recent polls. ... of the strange and difficult Spanish election campaign in 2004, it is text messaging (SMS) through mobile phones, says new media ... O2 Ireland has launched a service called FoneBlog that allows users to update weblogs from their mobile phones. ... Misinformation, disinformation, incredulity, and magical thinking all are problems on the supply side of these new reporting modes.
|Author||:||Madanmohan Rao, Lunita Mendoza|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications India - 2005-02-01|