Privatisation and Liberalisation in European Telecommunications: Comparing Britain, the Netherlands and France

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Overview

This book combines a detailed, sector-specific study of comparative telecommunications regimes set in the context of the EC, with an extensive historical and empirical analysis of individual policy management and change as experienced by three diverse regulatory cultures, namely, Britain, the Netherlands and France. By adopting a comprehensive analytical framework based on far-reaching literature, the author explores a wide-range of theories, addressing key issues at the forefront of contemporary political and academic debate as: Do nation states matter in the globalizing telecommunications industry? Does the common challenge of techno-global telecommunications restructuring elicit different national responses? What is the significance of a single-speed or multi-speed Europe in implementing telecommunications governance regimes?
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Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction 1
2 International restructuring and national strategies and contingencies 37
3 Structural forces challenging the European national telecommunications regime 75
4 The liberalisation, privatisation and regulatory reform of telecommunications in the UK: in care of the market? 111
5 The liberalisation, privatisation and regulatory reform of telecommunications in the Netherlands: in pursuit of a new consensus? 170
6 The liberalisation, privatisation and regulatory reform of French telecommunications: still in care of the state? 225
7 A comparative institutional analysis of British, Dutch and French telecommunications policy 279
8 Convergence and/or divergence in European telecommunications restructuring? 307
References 322
Index 343
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