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Wireless : Strategically Liberalizing the Telecommunications Market - Brian J. W. Regli

Wireless

Strategically Liberalizing the Telecommunications Market

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Published: 12th June 1997
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The revolution of wireless communications has only just begun to transform the telecommunications industry worldwide. This book offers insight into the possible options for corporate strategists and government policymakers as they look to harness the expansion of wireless communications to meet the goals of sustainable telecommunications development. Using a multidisciplinary approach which combines policy research, legal analysis, business economics, and models of sustainability from the environmental sciences, the book compares the development of wireless communications in four countries: the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, and Brazil.
The comparative analysis points to common themes and opportunities, including:
* breaking down the barriers between wireless and wireline access by changing the regulatory design which constrains service providers;
* targeting the development potential of wireless access through the utilization of new technologies and service models; and
* using wireless access as the basis for full facilities-based competition in both developing and developed world markets.
No other book today offers this broad a context for a discussion of wireless communications and its potential impact on the evolution of the telecommunications industry.

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Competition and Development in the Telecommunications Sectorp. 1
Endnotesp. 35
The Transformation of Telecommunicationsp. 38
Conclusionsp. 68
Endnotesp. 69
Wireless Communications: a Foundation for Competition and Developmentp. 71
Endnotesp. 104
Through These Portals: Strategic Liberalization in the U.S. Contextp. 107
Conclusionp. 145
Endnotesp. 146
Defining the Institutional Consensus: Strategic Liberalization in the U.Kp. 147
Conclusionsp. 185
Endnotesp. 186
Creating an Open Communications Environment: Strategic Liberalization in Russiap. 188
Endnotesp. 222
Establishing a New Procedural Entente: Strategic Liberalization in Brazilp. 223
Conclusionsp. 256
Endnotesp. 256
Conclusion: Welcome to the Junglep. 259
Referencesp. 273
Indexp. 282
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ISBN: 9780805825824
ISBN-10: 0805825827
Series: Telecommunications
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 12th June 1997
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.39  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1