publication . Bachelor thesis . 2010

Japanese Mobile Phone Usage in Sweden - Technological and Social Prerequisites

Fredriksson, Susanne; Hillerdal, Ida;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Kulturgeografiska institutionen
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
Japan is an advanced country when it comes to mobile phone technology. This thesis firstly investigates the mobile phone usage in Japan. Secondly it describes the prerequisites for implementation of some distinguished Japanese mobile phone functions in Sweden. This is done from a social as well as a technological aspect. The Japanese mobile phone usage is investigated on three levels; governmental, industrial and consumer. The governmental level is characterised by an ICT policy which strives to make the technology ubiquitous. On the industrial level we have found that dominant design is of great importance for the supply of mobile phones, furthermore that the o...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputerSystemsOrganization_MISCELLANEOUS
free text keywords: Human geography, Kulturgeografi
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