Privatization and Competition in Telecommunications: International Developments

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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.

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A review of telecommunication trends outside the US focusing on issues of privatization and industrial competition in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The 13 essays, written by professionals from the field, discuss the evolution of telecommunications in Japan and Korea, digital satellite telephony, foreign investment in China and Thailand, privatization in Hungary, regulatory reform in Mexico, and expansion in Brazil. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Meet the Author

DANIEL J. RYAN has been with the Economics Department at Temple University since 1990, including three years at TU's Japan campus in Tokyo.

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Table of Contents

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Introduction
1 Privatization of Telecoms in Asia 1
2 The Evolving Telecommunications Environment in Japan 21
3 The Korean Telecommunications Service Industry: Privatization and Competition 33
4 Digital Satellite Telephony: The Right Solution in Developing Indonesia 41
5 The Contribution of Foreign Investment in China's Telecommunications Industry 47
6 NYNEX's Experiences in Thailand with Telecomasia: An Example of Foreign Cooperation in the Opening Up and Expansion of the Telecommunications Sector in Asia 59
7 BT's Experience of Privatization 71
8 Telecommunications in the Czech Republic: The Privatization of SPT Telecom 89
9 Privatization and Competition in Hungarian Telecommunications 103
10 Competition Rules and Regulations in Telecommunications: The Case of Poland's Intent to Join the EU 127
11 Privatization, Market Liberalization, and Regulatory Reform in the Mexican Telecommunications System 149
12 The History of Privatization and Liberalization in Brazilian Telecommunications 167
13 Privatization and Liberalization in the Developing World: The Need for Innovative Policies and Strategies 191
Index 203
About the Editor and Contributors 207
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