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Golnaz Azhdari , Hamid Tofighi , Shadi Sanagoo


Recently mobile phone subscribers reach the peak of 6 million people, it means that more than the whole population of the world. So this is the first manmade technology that penetrated the globe, not only in a short period of time, but also a technology that can fulfill the digital gap in the poor societies as well. As a result there is a tremendous variety of business model to lunch different value added services base on mobile phones. One of these uses of mobile phones is m-government; the governmental services which offer to citizens through mobile phones. Also there is a growing trend for implementing m-government in the both developing and developed countries. In this paper by regarding the literature, we first categorize the requirement of m-government implementation and then we assess these requirements in the 4 information stages by a panel of experts. They believe that after the information stage the role of government are becoming more and more. And the proposed requirements are expected to be fully adopted as the level of stages goes to upper levels.

Key words: m-government, mobile phone, value added services, m-government stages, readiness assessment of m-government

Golnaz Azhdari is the PhD student of Ferdousi University, Mashhad, Iran. E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Hamid tofighi got his Phd in economic

Shadi Sanagoo is MSc in Industrial Engineering (system management & productivity), Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Cite this article:
Azhdari Golnaz, Tofighi Hamid. ASSESSING THE M-GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENTS IN INFORMATION STAGES. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.5, no.3:109-117, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2012-no3-art06

Digital Object Identifier(DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2012-no3-art06

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