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Mobile Phones Drive Social And Economic Changes In Pakistan

Written by Rezwan On 7 July 2014 @ 18:02 pm | 1 Comment

In Citizen Media, English, Governance, Pakistan, Quick Reads, South Asia, Technology

From a slow start in the late Nineteen Nineties mobile phone penetration in Pakistan has jumped up in recent years to 77% nationally and amongst urban class people to almost 100%. Dr. Tahir Rauf [1] at Pak Tea House reports that the ubiquitous mobile phone use in Pakistan has brought a lot of social and economic changes:

These changes in a broader context called Pakistani neoliberalism, characterized by accelerated consumerism with full scale participation in the global economy.


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[1] Dr. Tahir Rauf: http://pakteahouse.net/2014/07/03/social-and-economic-changes-with-mobile-phone-use-in-pakistan/

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