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Adoption And Appropriation Of Mobile Phone On The Iraqi Society

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Kusay Faisal Al-tabatabaie



Adoption; Appropriation; Wireless Technology Application.



Wireless technologies particular mobile phone has been revolutionizing the way people communicate and managing their personal as well as social lives. This paper to investigate the adoption and appropriation pattern of mobile phone technologies on different group ages and gender in the Iraqi society, that will gain high interest among researchers in the mobile technology communities. Data analysis was conducted using descriptive statistics to chart and tabulate the information about the adoption and appropriation patterns and criteria of the samples. The analysis was also conducted to tabulate on five different cohorts in the society, which are age, gender, marital status, employment types, and income. To achieve the goals, a survey using computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI) was conducted on 2049 random selected mobile phone users in Iraq. Results of research guides to explore the influence of individual characteristics on different patterns of mobile phone have been used. That will help in understanding the use of mobile phone across various cohort groups in the society, which leads to developing mobile phone applications that design by service providers and manufacturers respectively. Also, it will assist policy formulation on mobile phone use at the workplace or school.



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