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Mobile communications is one of the tremendous success stories of the telecommunications industry. By June 1999 there were 293 million mobile subscribers in the OECD area, or around one mobile phone for every four inhabitants.
This paper deals with the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to economic growth and to labour and multi-factor productivity.
OECD Committee on Consumer Policy Forum Session on Online Advertising and Marketing Directed toward Children, intended to provide information on how OECD Member countries are dealing with issues related to children and the Internet.
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This paper reports initial results from a Secretariat survey of recent unilateral liberalisation and facilitation measures relevant to the growth of Internet-based electronic commerce.
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This second edition of the Global Action Plan for Electronic Commerce reflects a number of developments in the global discussions about electronic commerce since the first Global Action Plan was submitted.
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The aim of this paper is twofold. First, to begin a policy and regulatory evaluation of developments in telecommunication market openness and second, it is aimed at stimulating reflection on the issues that may need to be examined to enhance market liberalisation and market openness.
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Digital television, whether delivered via terrestrial transmissions, via satellite transmissions, via cable, or via some other medium, will be an important component in the audio-visual market.
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This paper focuses on the capacity requirements and price development for telecommunication infrastructure for business-to-business electronic commerce.
This book represents one of the first analyses of the role of e-commerce in the broader economy, and addresses such issues as the impact of e-commerce on employment and on society as a whole, as well as its contribution to economic growth and efficiency.
The paper draws on empirical studies to identify differences between quality-adjusted and unadjusted price changes of several ICT products.