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China's Telecommunications Revolution

China's Telecommunications Revolution

by Eric Harwit
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ISBN-13: 9780199233748
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Eric Harwit is Professor of Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii. A 1984 graduate of Cornell University, he received a diploma from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing in 1990, and his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992.

Professor Harwit is a frequent speaker at international conferences, including the World Economic Forum regional conference in Beijing, the Harvard Asia Business Conference, and the Yale University Business in China conference. He and his work have been cited in Time magazine, Business Week, The Economist, Asian Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and other print and broadcast media outlets.

Table of Contents

List of Figures     xii
List of Tables     xiii
List of Abbreviations     xv
Industrial Policy and the Chinese Telecommunications Industry     1
China's Telecommunications History and Policy Trajectory     18
Telecommunications Competition in the 1990s and 2000s     43
China's Internet and Government Policy     79
Building the Network: The Role of Telecommunications Equipment Companies     112
Telecommunications in Shanghai: A Case Focus on the Municipal Government's Role     135
The Digital Divide of Telephones and the Internet     158
Industrial Policy and Lessons of the Telecommunications Revolution     183
Notes     190
Bibliography     219
Index     231

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