The paper "Global Development in Telecommunication Industry" is an outstanding example of a finance and accounting article. The article explains or highlights the ventures of TDF (telecommunications Development Fund). It invests in companies moving into the field of telecommunications globally. TDF had discovered while it was working with different new companies that there was limited information being provided on corporate governance. So it planned or designed a program to enable such companies and help them to understand corporate governance. TDF arranged classrooms that provide general information on establishing and working with a board and its individual directors.
The article highlights the efforts of different people who have participated in designing the program. It is good efforts in helping new companies gain enough knowledge as to the processes and rules set by governments. It also invites the entrepreneurs to contribute and share their views and knowledge in support of the program. Summary of Finishing the Job The third article understudy was published in September 2009. The article basically points out a universal fact that the use of mobiles will become the most common means of communications.
According to the article, the next step in spreading this communication channel will be internet access. All around the world, the graphs indicate the increase in the use of mobile phones to almost 100%. However, this does not indicate that everyone has a mobile. There are certain areas or groups which are not potential customers. According to the secretary-general of the International Communication Union once the mobile density reaches its maximum then the next step will be to provide the same level of internet access to the current users of mobile phones.
However, there are obstacles as suggested in the article on the universal access of mobiles and beyond that to the internet. The developing countries like Africa still need a proper linkage which is still being planned. It is clear from the study of this article that mobile phones have made a great difference in the lives of more and more people. Mobile phones are the latest in the technology relating to communication which started off with the telegraph in 1971. Since then there was no looking back in the advancement or growth of this industry.
“Measuring ICT for Social and Economic Development”
"Telecommunications Development Fund Launches Corporate Governance Course". Market Wire. FindArticles.com. 23 Oct, 2009.
A special report on telecoms in emerging markets “Finishing the job”, Sep 24th 2009, From The Economist print edition
A special report on telecoms in emerging markets “Eureka Moments”, Sep 24th 2009, From The Economist print edition