Definition of telecentre in English:

telecentre

noun

  • another term for telecottage
    • ‘‘We want to take the telecenters to the poorer areas in the periphery, to reduce the social and economic divide,’ explains the co-ordinator of the so-called ‘E-Government’ project.’
    • ‘These complement the government-established telecentres throughout the country.’
    • ‘To exploit these services more fully, rural communities could set up telecentres and network personal computers.’
    • ‘Managers who like to manage by presence, that is they like to see their staff sitting at their desks in the office, are uncomfortable with the idea of allowing people to work from home or telecentres.’
    • ‘In fact, that started to happen from 2001 onwards, and to date 16 telecentres have been established in less favored areas of the city.’
    • ‘In a recent document that reports the state-of-the-art of telecentres in this region the network supplies a definition for telecentre.’
    • ‘In addition, networking allows telecenters to share scarce resources, such as high bandwidth.’
    • ‘Despite some organisations initiating ICT projects to benefit rural communities through telecentres, Internet service has just recently begun to spread all over the country.’
    • ‘However, formal evaluation of the telecentres project as a whole has not yet been undertaken and the difficulties involved should not be underestimated as they have pointed out.’
    • ‘These rooms could become telecenters, community learning centers, with services offered to the community surrounding the church as well as its own members.’
    • ‘The telecentres provide business support services, through which micro and small business owners will receive easy and rapid access to information via Internet and fax transmissions.’
    • ‘These centers themselves can hardly be considered electronic media, but they have become rather popular with international organizations under names such as infoboutiques, telecottages, and multipurpose community telecenters.’
    • ‘Perhaps the present conception is less pretentious in terms of the impacts that telecentres can have single-handedly on the inequalities of developing countries.’
    • ‘This is a call for a major change in the information and telecommunication policies of many of these countries that will go far to support the future development of telecenters.’
    • ‘Among the 500 families in Nallavadu, 150 of their houses were destroyed - yet no one died, because the telecenter responded to the imminent crisis at a time when no other local or national warning system was in place.’
    • ‘In South Africa, they are using the concept of the telecenter.’
    • ‘While many benefits can be gained through properly organized telecenters, there are major challenges in the development of telecenters.’
    • ‘Among other services, the telecentre offers free access to computing services, e-mail, Internet and basic computer skills training in different sessions, from 9: 00 a.m. to noon and from 1: 00 p.m. to 8: 00 p.m., Monday to Saturday.’
    • ‘Buyers were promised a telecentre with fibre optic links to each of the homes as their way to access the information superhighway and work remotely.’
    • ‘The telecentre with eight work stations is filled almost every working hour.’

Pronunciation

telecentre