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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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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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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.
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This report examines two issues at the centre of the debate concerning the restructuring of telecommunications services.
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Negotiations on trade in services are a key issue in the context of the multilateral trade negotiations of the Uruguay Round. The two studies contained in this report examine how trade in services concepts could be applied to information, compute...
Rapid technological developments in the field of information, computers and communications are leading to significant structural changes in the economies of Member countries.
This declaration is intended to make clear the general spirit in which OECD Member countries will address policy issues connected with these transborder data flows.