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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...
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Mobile communication services, especially analogue cellular radio, have been one of the success stories of the last decade in the telecommunication industry. At the start of 1991, there were almost eleven million subscribers to cellular radio in ...
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This report focuses on the policy issues that arise from the process of restructuring of national numbering schemes.
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Over the past ten years, some general trends have been observed in information technology (IT) policy developments in OECD Member countries.
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High performance computer-communication network issues rank high on the policy agenda of numerous Member countries. Several national governments are undertaking experiments with high performance computing and communication systems.
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The pricing structure for the provision if international telecommunication services has become a key issue for policy makers in recent years.
Explosive growth in use of information systems for all manner of applications in all parts of life has made provision of proper security essential.
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This report analyses the evidence for convergence, examines the policy questions which arise and presents a country-by-country review of current regulation in this field.
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This report looks specifically at trade trends in OECD countries over the past ten years, analysing industrial policy initiatives and direct or indirect measures affecting telecommunications equipment trade.