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This study presents a low-cost Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) model network that can be used to introduce economical IP-enabled communications infrastructure and uses the Equivalent Theory proposed by Simonson [20] to analyze underlying factors that may impact the successful implementation of E-Learning in developing nations. Managerial implications are summarized in a conceptual model which can be used by practitioners to assess the effectiveness E-Learning activities in developing nations.


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Issues in Information Systems

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Tellis, Winston M.; Zamora, Jesus. 'Can WiFi Enable E-Learning in Developing Nations?.' Issues in Information Systems 6.2 (2005).

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