Telecommunications in the Pacific Basin: An Evolutionary Approach

Hardcover | October 1, 1994

byEli Noam, Seisuke Komatsuzaki, Douglas A. Conn

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This comprehensive book examines the current state of telecommunications in the Pacific Basin. The focus is on the economic, regulatory, and social change caused by the technological evolution, marketplace developments and institutional reorganization. The overall analysis of the volumeevolves around a multi-stage evolutionary model of public telecommunications networks. The first part consists of analytic articles on the evolution of telecommunication networks in the region, a comparison of deregulation policies in the different countries, and an analysis of public and privatecooperation in international informatics. The second part reviews telecommunications systems in individual countries, including Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, and the United States.

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This comprehensive book examines the current state of telecommunications in the Pacific Basin. The focus is on the economic, regulatory, and social change caused by the technological evolution, marketplace developments and institutional reorganization. The overall analysis of the volumeevolves around a multi-stage evolutionary model of...

Eli Noam is at Columbia Business School. Seisuke Komatsuzaki is at Tokyo University for Information Science.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:544 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195084217

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ContributorsIntroductionI. The Evolution of Telecommunication Networks1. Eli M. Noam: The Three Stages of Network Evolution2. Tsurhiko Nambu: A Comparison of Deregulation Policies3. Peter F. Cowhey: Public and Private Cooperation in International InfomaticsII. Network Formations4. Lian Xiong-jian and Zhu You-nong: China5. Ken Zita: China: Steps Toward Political and Financial Reform6. Jonathan L. Parapak: Indonesia7. Vincent Lowe: Malaysia and Indonesia: Telecommunications Restructuring8. Fong Chan Onn: Malaysia9. Meheroo Jussawalla: Pacific Island Nations10. Thomas G. Aquino: The Philippines11. Srisakdi Charmonman: ThailandIII. Advanced Networks in Transition12. Trevor Barr: Australia13. Jerome J. Day, Jr.: Hong Kong14. Eddie C. Y. Kuo: Singapore15. Kwang-Yung Choo and Myung-Koo Kang: South Korea: Structure and Changes16. Keuk Je Sung: South Korea: Telecommunications Policies into the 1990s17. Tseng Fan-Tung and Mao Chi-Kuo: Taiwan: Changes in the Environment for Development18. Chintay Shih and Yeo Lin: Taiwan: Changes in the Environment for DevelopmentIV. Beyond Universal Service19. Hudson N. Janisch and Bohdan S. Romaniuk: Canada20. Patrick G. McCabe: New Zealand: The Unique Experiment in Deregulation21. Herbert S. Dordick: New Zealand: Testing the Limits of Nonregulation22. Youichi Ito and Atsushi Iwata: Japan: Creating the Domestic and International Network23. Susumu Nagai: Japan: Technology and Domestic Deregulation24. Eli M. Noam: The United States25. Douglas A. Conn: The Important Links in Pacific Basin TelecommunicationsAcronymsIndex