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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...
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Mobile telecommunication is not only proving its worth in an increasing range of business and public sector applications, but more recently for personal communication users in areas as diverse as convenience in social relations, personal security and public safety.
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The aim of this report was to analyse the existing regulatory situation and policies regarding the provision of national and international satellite services in the OECD area and provide policy options.
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This paper is meant to be perspective in nature as well as prescriptive. There are a number of telecommunication issues at the international level which can be resolved fairly rapidly and a number of opportunities available to open telecommunicat...
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At its Twenty-Fifth Session the OECD's Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy agreed to derestrict a statement on the Benefits of Telecommunication Infrastructure Competition. One of the principal findings of that statement...
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Will the liberalisation of the telecommunications market jeopardise the provision of universal service?
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Where do OECD countries stand on international telecommunication pricing practices regarding accounting rates and collection charges?
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Governments often regulate prices for public utilities. As telecommunication services markets have been opened to competition, new ways had to be found to regulate prices of the former monopoly carriers.
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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...