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This paper examines the question of whether the scope of universal service should be widened to include broadband.
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Intensified competition in OECD countries' telecommunications sectors calls for regulations proportionate to the level of competition in the market.
With over 50 million subscribers in the OECD, broadband access is key for economic growth and development. This report examines broadband access development for businesses. It focuses on short distance leased lines and new forms of broadband access.
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This report on Regulatory Reform in the Telecommunications Industry analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Poland.
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Letter from OECD Secretary General to ICANN in relation to the OECD Report: 'Cybersquatting: The OECD's Experience and the Problems IT Illustrates with Registrar Practices and the "WHOIS" System'.
This paper argues that government policies should continue to emphasise the role of competition in stimulating broadband development and diffusion, and should avoid direct intervention in the broadband market, which risks distorting market mechanisms.
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Competition is increasing in Internet backbone markets, as a result of liberalisation, and the consequent ability of telecommunication carriers to provide infrastructure and services on an end-to-end basis.
A second Broadband Workshop was held in Seoul, Korea on 4-5 June 2002 in conjunction with the OECD Working Party on the Information Economy, the OECD Working Party on Telecommunication and Information Services Policy and the Korean Ministry o...
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The impact of the Internet Protocol (IP) on telephony is anticipated to replace traditional voice services with integrated voice and IP-based applications.
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This report summarises the problem recently met by the OECD with regard to the cybersquatting of the ocde.org domain name, and identifies the general policy issues arising from this experience.