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role of the telephone in economic development

Andrew P. Hardy

role of the telephone in economic development

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Published by International Telecommunication Union in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Andrew P. Hardy.
SeriesTelecommunications for development -- no.6
ContributionsInternational Telecommunication Union.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20362500M

The first telephone book was released soon after the world’s first telephone line was invented. That first telephone book, released in by the New Haven District Telephone Company, was just one page long and held 50 names. The book did not list any numbers. If you needed to call someone, you just said that person’s name and the operator.   The Development Finance Initiative (DFI), a program of the School of Government, is available to assist local governments who are considering or in the process of creating their own small business emergency loan programs to provide bridge loans to local businesses impacted by COVID Overview of Green Business: Enabling Policies and Private Sector Examples focuses on the ecological sustainability of economic development and the key role that both governments and the private sector have to play in harnessing its potential for inclusive and sustainable development for all.


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