Socio-cultural aspects of the evolution of telephone communication from traditional forms to mobile: the experience of sociological analysis

Authors: Los E.V. Published: 01.09.2021
Published in issue: #4(90)/2021  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2021-4-732  
Category: The Humanities in Technical University | Chapter: Social sciences  
Keywords: wired (traditional) telephony, mobile communications, information and communication technologies, in-depth interview, sociocultural transformations

The article analyzes the relationship between evolution of telephone communication methods and sociocultural transformations of the Russian society. Based on the data of the in-depth interview conducted within the framework of a student research project, conclusions were drawn about the socially determined motives and needs of using a wired and mobile phone by residents of Russia, about the gradual replacement of the historically first type of telephone communication with a more progressive second one, as well as about specifically new functions of information and communication technologies and their role in the formation of modern society and the future of the Russian reality.

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