عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction and purpose: the changes have occurred due to the information and communication technology lead to depth evolution in the city and urban areas. This matter causes new needs for thinking and research. The cities consider as a place for new phenomena and advancement of technology and development. So the purpose of this article is to study the role of ICT in changes of urban areas.
Methodology: this paper is based on documentary study and library research.
Findings: the findings show that the information and communication technology based on theories of Castelles, Giddens and Toffler influence on the urban areas like economic, cultural, social, political, technological and geographical. These changes reveal in the structure and context of cities and impact on business, urban behavior, norms, technological aspect and even the relationship between people and government.
Results: the city represents the modern events and technology so ICT as general phenomena influences on the many human activities from personal usage till different urban areas. The ICT considers as the multiuser and flexible instrument that acts like suitable solution in the forms of personal and local uses for safeguarding of different needs. Also it leads to the new phase of urbanization which needs to achievement of technological skills.