m-government [English]

InterPARES Definition

No definition in earlier IP projects. ITrust definition not yet developed.

General Notes

Other forms include mobile government, mGovernment.


  • Horizon 2020 2013 (†397 49): M-government can make services effective by adjusting them to the way citizens are communicating and delivering them to a variety of mobile devices in order to accommodate the on-going transition from stationary to mobile. (†439)
  • Wikipedia (†387 s.v. "M-government"): Mobile government, mGovernment, is the extension of eGovernment to mobile platforms, as well as the strategic use of government services and applications which are only possible using cellular/mobile telephones, laptop computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and wireless internet infrastructure. [...] Mobile Government can be defined "as a strategy and its implementation involving the utilization of all kinds of wireless and mobile technology, services, applications and devices for improving benefits to the parties involved in e-government including citizens, businesses and all government units" (Kushchu and Kuscu, 2003) (†438)