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A comprehensive guide to international telecommunications, explaining complex technical standards, government regulations, and enforcement practices that vary by country or by region. Hudson clarifies standards and practices relating to voice and data transmissions and addresses the difficult process of privatizing government-run and/or broadcast networks.
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Overview

A comprehensive guide to international telecommunications, explaining complex technical standards, government regulations, and enforcement practices that vary by country or by region. Hudson clarifies standards and practices relating to voice and data transmissions and addresses the difficult process of privatizing government-run and/or broadcast networks.
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A comprehensive guide to the changing world of international communications outlining advances in new networks and services in industrialized countries and also the critical "information gap" affecting developing countries. Hudson (telecommunications, U. of San Francisco) provides insightful analysis concerning the major players and market trends in the industry, applications in global enterprise, rural development and distance education, telecommunication policies and trends in both industrialized and developing countries, wireless networks and satellite systems, and the status of Global Information Infrastructure (GII) as it moves toward universal global access to telecommunications. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780442023621
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/1997
  • Series: Business Technology Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1 Introduction 3
2 New Technologies and Applications 17
3 The Major Players: The Telecommunications Industry and Users 35
4 Structural Models of the Telecommunications Industry 65
5 Restructuring the Telecommunications Sector: the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan 89
6 The Telecommunications Sector in Industrialized Countries 119
7 The European Union: Telecommunications Policies and Initiatives 153
8 The Role of Telecommunications in Socioeconomic Development 179
9 Telecommunications Planning for Developing Regions: Extending the Infrastructure 207
10 Telecommunications in Eastern Europe and Russia 233
11 Asia: Demand and Diversity 257
12 Telecommunications in Asia's Emerging and Industrializing Economies 291
13 Telecommunications in Latin America and the Caribbean 325
14 International Satellite Communications 357
15 International Networks and Competition 375
16 The International Policy Environment: The Players 395
17 The International Policy Environment: Current Issues and Challenges 417
18 Future Directions in International Telecommunications 437
App. A Sources of Information on the Internet 455
Notes 459
Glossary 491
Bibliography 505
Index 537
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