Over just a decade in India, the mobile phone was transformed from a rare, unwieldy instrument to a palm-sized staple that even poor fisherman can afford. Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey investigate the social revolution ignited by what may be the most significant communications device in history and explore the whole ecosystem of cheap mobile phones.Ajeet had trained more than sixty students; all had found jobs; and some had opened their own repair business. ... In Hindi and English, they featured the latest cell-phone models, ranging from Blackberry, Nokia and Samsung to theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Great Indian Phone Book|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2013-04-02|