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Convergence and new communication technologies are leading to significant changes in the communication landscape. Countries are beginning to review their policies and the regulatory requirements raised by information infrastructures. The report r...
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This paper provides an overview of the economic and policy implications of various technologies available to provide local telecommunication access.
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By the beginning of 1996, eight OECD countries had liberalised the provision of public switched telecommunication networks (PSTN) in their markets. In the other 18 OECD countries the incumbent public telecommunication operator (PTO) had the sole ...
The OECD, together with the European Commission (DGXIII), and COMTEC (Dublin City University), held a workshop on the pricing and regulation of Internet in Dublin on the 20th and 21 June 1996.
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Competition is driving growth of mobile telecommunication into new markets, particularly personal communication markets.
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This statement is an initial response to the OECD Council, meeting at Ministerial level, in May 1995 to provide a policy report on the Global Information Infrastructure - Global Information Society (GII-GIS) ...
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This paper examines the role of information in the regulation of telecommunications and the impact of changes that are likely to occur in the nature of such regulation from the regulation of monopoly, through the development of competition to the emergence of a full telecommunications market.
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The object of the Symposium was to support both the G-7 and OECD Ministerial goals of increasing economic growth and job creation through the growth of a Global Information Infrastructure/Global Information Society (GII-GIS). It brought together ...
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Competitive access to communication markets, through the competitive provision of infrastructure, efficient interconnection of networks, and where necessary regulatory safeguards, are fundamental to achieving many of the aims OECD governments hav...
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As different industries converge to take advantage of the extraordinary technological possibilities offered by the Internet, it seems clear that in terms of cost, innovation, access and infrastructures, countries with competitive structures and l...