Information society and the countryside: can internet-based systems bring income alternatives to rural areas?
Heilig, Gerhard K.
rural development, information technology, internet, tele-work, Community/Rural/Urban Development, Marketing,
The paper reviews seven types of Internet-based technologies and services that may be especially suitable for rural areas. Its main focus is to analyze, which of these applications could promote rural development and prevent further economic and socio-demographic declin...