Privatization and Competition in Telecommunications: International Developments

Privatization and Competition in Telecommunications: International Developments

by Daniel Ryan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275958132

ISBN-13: 9780275958138

Pub. Date: 03/25/1997

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Throughout the world, governments are reducing their involvement in the area of telecommunications. Some telecommunications are being fully or partly privatized while others are experiencing deregulation. The situation in six Asian countries, four European countries, and two Latin American countries are examined. In addition, there is one chapter on the

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Overview

Throughout the world, governments are reducing their involvement in the area of telecommunications. Some telecommunications are being fully or partly privatized while others are experiencing deregulation. The situation in six Asian countries, four European countries, and two Latin American countries are examined. In addition, there is one chapter on the telecommunications business in developing countries as a whole. All sections explore the interaction with encroaching competition, new technology, and a desire for greater freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275958138
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/25/1997
Series:
Privatizing Government: An Interdisciplinary Series
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Privatization of Telecoms in Asia by John Ure and Araya Vivorakij

The Evolving Telecommunications Environment in Japan by Daniel J. Ryan

The Korean Telecommunication Service Industry: Privatization and Competition by Jeong-ja Lee

Digital Satellite Telephony: The Right Solution in Developing Indonesia by Bruce Rowe

The Contribution of Foreign Investment in China's Telecommunications Industry by Meheroo Jussawalla

NYNEX's Experience in Thailand with TelecomAsia: An Example of Foreign Cooperation in the Opening Up and Expansion of the Telecommunications Sector in Asia by Maureen D. Piché, Ben Park, and Roger Carlson

BT's Experience of Privatization by Marcus Brooks

Telecommunications in the Czech Republic: The Privatization of SPT Telecom by Maria Michalis and Lina Takla

Privatization and Competition in Hungarian Telecommunications by Anna Canning

Competition Rules and Regulations in Telecommunications: The Case of Poland's Intent to Join the EU by Piotr Jasi'nski

Privatization, Market Liberalization and Regulatory Reform in the Mexican Telecommunication System by Lilia Pérez Chavolla and Rohan Samarajiva

The History of Privatization and Liberalization in Brazilian Telecommunications by Joseph Straubhaar and Christine Horak

Privatization and Liberalization in the Developing World: The Need for Innovative Policies and Strategies by Heather E. Hudson

Index

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