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Options to increase access to telecommunications services in rural and low-income areas

Arturo Muente-Kunigami

Options to increase access to telecommunications services in rural and low-income areas

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 44).

StatementArturo Muente-Kunigami, Juan Navas-Sabater
SeriesWorld Bank working paper -- no. 178, World Bank working paper -- no. 178.
ContributionsNavas-Sabater, Juan, 1968-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE7645 .M834 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24449113M
ISBN 100821381407, 0821381431
ISBN 109780821381403, 9780821381434
LC Control Number2009053129
OCLC/WorldCa435421640

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