International Journal of Mobile Communications

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Editor in Chief: Dr. June Wei
ISSN online: 1741-5217
ISSN print: 1470-949X
6 issues per year
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TR impact factor 2013: 1.221 [22/74 in Communication]


The world of mobile communications is not a trend, but a phenomenon. IJMC, a fully refereed journal, publishes articles that present current practice and theory of mobile communications, mobile technology, and mobile commerce applications.


 Topics covered include

  • Integrated mobile marketing communications
  • Wireless advertising/CRM
  • Telematics, pervasive computing
  • Incoming/outgoing wireless links
  • Location management
  • Diffusion, security, efficacy, interaction/integration
  • Metric mobile business enterprises
  • PDAs in services delivery
  • M-/u-business models, m-/u-commerce
  • Digital office, groupware, roomware
  • Mobile ad hoc networking, wireless information assurance
  • Nomadic/portable communications
  • Cross-cultural mobile communications
  • Teaching mobile communication applications
  • Mobile/handheld devices in the classroom, tele-learning

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The objectives of the IJMC are to develop, promote and coordinate the development and practice of mobile communications. The IJMC aims to help professionals working in the field, academic educators and policy-makers to contribute, to disseminate knowledge, and to learn from each other|s work. The international dimension is emphasised in order to overcome cultural and national barriers and to meet the needs of accelerating technological change and changes in the global economy. IJMC is an outstanding outlet that which can shape a significant body of research in the field of mobile communications and in which results can be shared across institutions, governments, researchers and students, and also industry.


Professionals, academics, researchers, and managers in the field of mobile communications.


IJMC publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, and notes, commentaries, and news. Contribution may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.



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Editor in Chief

  • Wei, June, University of West Florida, USA

    Associate Editors

    • Doukidis, Georgios, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
    • Kabara, Joseph, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    • Shih, Dong-Her, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    • Wu, Xiaobo, Zhejiang University, China

    Senior Editor

    • Lee, Sang M., University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA

    Editorial Board Members

    • Alani, Omar Younis, University of Salford, UK
    • Al-Mashari, Majed, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    • Ammari, Habib M., University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
    • Andersson, Per, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
    • Balocco, Raffaello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    • Barnes, Stuart J., University of East Anglia, UK
    • Benlamri, Rachid, Lakehead University, Canada
    • Biaz, Saad, Auburn University, USA
    • Buchanan, William, Napier University, UK
    • Chong, Alain Yee-Loong, University of Nottingham, Ningbo Campus, China
    • Choudrie, Jyoti, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    • Constantiou, Ioanna, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
    • Develi, Ibrahim, Erciyes University, Turkey
    • Douglas, David E., University of Arkansas, USA
    • Fang, Xiaowen, DePaul University, USA
    • Fife, Leslie D., Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
    • Fjermestad, Jerry, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
    • Gao, Ping, University of Manchester, UK
    • Georgoulas, Dimitrios, Aston University, UK
    • Gerpott, Torsten J., Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
    • Giaglis, George M., Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
    • Green, Jr., Kenneth W., Southern Arkansas University, USA
    • Hagenhoff, Svenja, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
    • Heinrichs, Lynn R., Western Carolina University, USA
    • James, Karen E., Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
    • Lesjak, Dušan, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia
    • Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
    • Luo, Xin (Robert), The University of New Mexico, USA
    • McCotter, J. Kevin, BellSouth Corporation, USA
    • McQueen, Robert J., University of Waikato, New Zealand
    • Mirchandani, Prakash, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    • Ooi, Keng-Boon, UCSI University, Malaysia
    • Ozok, Ant, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
    • Pelton, Lou E., University of North Texas, USA
    • Phonphoem, Anan, Kasetsart University, Thailand
    • Rau, P.L. Patrick, Tsinghua University, China
    • Scornavacca, Eusebio, University of Baltimore, USA
    • Seymour, Tom, Minot State University, USA
    • Shieh, Yao Y., University of California, USA
    • Shim, Jung Pil, Mississippi State University, USA
    • Shin, Dong-Hee, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
    • Siau, Keng, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA
    • Tan, Joseph, McMaster University, Canada
    • Tsang, Philip Manwah, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong SAR, China
    • Turowski, Klaus, University of Augsburg, Germany
    • Vasilakos, Athanasios, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
    • Weng, Sung-Shun, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
    • Xu, Heng, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Yang, Jiaqin, Georgia College & State University, USA
    • Yuan, Yufei, McMaster University, Canada


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    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
    • There are no fees for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.


    Submission process


    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

    Read our Submitting articles page.



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