Title: Factors influencing the adoption of wireless technologies on campus

Authors: Chao-Hsien Chu, Hsin-Hui Lin

Addresses: School of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University, 301K IST Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA. ' Department of Information Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 70 Lien-hai Road, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan

Abstract: Mobile communications will soon revolutionise how we study, work, and live. Many organisations however are still hesitant when it comes to investing in wireless technology, despite its fast growth, for various reasons. Understanding the users| expectations of the technology, and how they use and perceive it would allow designers and manufacturers to improve or innovate on their technology and help administrators and users in their planning, adoption, and ongoing use of the new technology. This study examined the factors and processes that influence the adoption of wireless technologies on campus.

Keywords: wireless technology; new technology adoption; mobile computing; user perception; critical success factors; mobile communications.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMC.2006.008943

International Journal of Mobile Communications, 2006 Vol.4 No.3, pp.291 - 308

Published online: 06 Feb 2006 *

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