Cyber café usage in Malaysia: An exploratory study

Syed Shah Alam Syed Shah Alam, Zaini Abdullah, Nilufar Ahsan

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Abstract

Using empirical and new field data, this exploratory study investigates the pattern of the use of cyber cafes in two cities in Malaysia. The research was based on the convenience sample survey of 284 respondents in total in the two cities, Melaka and Miri in Sarawak. It can be argued that cyber café seeks to provide its customers with inexpensive Internet access in a comfortable environment. People of all ages and sex come to enjoy the unique, upscale, educational, and innovative environment at cyber cafe. This study investigates the rate of usage of cyber café by the respondents. The results of our study and the implication for future research are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Internet Banking and Commerce
Volume14
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Cyber café
  • Malaysia
  • Melaka
  • Miri

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Marketing

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Cyber café usage in Malaysia : An exploratory study. / Syed Shah Alam, Syed Shah Alam; Abdullah, Zaini; Ahsan, Nilufar.

In: Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce, Vol. 14, No. 1, 04.2009.

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