|Vietnam Rural Television Viewing: Photo by WB Hanoi|
For the 1.6 billion people in this world who do not have access to electricity their electronic communication needs are more basic. People without grid or off the grid electricity often rely on battery powered radios for their communication devices. For people that adopt electricity for the first time, after household lighting the next most commonly purchased electronic device often is a television or a fan. Therefore in this blog, I am going to concentrate on televisions use and their implications for households with and without electricity.
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|Source: Philippines Survey|
|Source: Peru and Philippines Surveys|
|Source: Peru an Philippines Surveys|
So do you think television is a great source of entertainment news and information? Let’s see how your responses compare with those from rural Philippines and Peru.