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This paper is meant to be perspective in nature as well as prescriptive. There are a number of telecommunication issues at the international level which can be resolved fairly rapidly and a number of opportunities available to open telecommunicat...
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At its Twenty-Fifth Session the OECD's Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy agreed to derestrict a statement on the Benefits of Telecommunication Infrastructure Competition. One of the principal findings of that statement...
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Will the liberalisation of the telecommunications market jeopardise the provision of universal service?
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Where do OECD countries stand on international telecommunication pricing practices regarding accounting rates and collection charges?
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Governments often regulate prices for public utilities. As telecommunication services markets have been opened to competition, new ways had to be found to regulate prices of the former monopoly carriers.
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The Special Session on Information Infrastructures held on 3-4 April 1995 identified the main issues confronting governments and business.
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The aim of this paper is to consider the question of infrastructure competition in the context of international telecommunication markets.
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This report deals with the role and specific problems of SMEs in implementing information technologies (IT), and the possibilities for public policy to support SMEs in their efforts to modernise and adapt to technical change.
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Since the end of the 1980s, the increasing globalisation of corporate activities (in the manufacturing and service sectors) in OECD Member countries has spilled over into the telecommunication sector, creating fundamental changes in the paradigm of international telecommunication service provision.
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Traditionally international switched telephone traffic has been handled by international public telecommunication operators (who in most cases have exclusive responsibility for switching and transmitting voice traffic). These operators through bi...