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Internet telephony is a voice service over the Internet. It is different from the present telephony service which is transported over the circuit switched public telephone network because Internet telephony is transported using Internet protocols over packet switched networks.
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This paper aims to increase awareness of how traffic exchange occurs on the Internet and how infrastructure and financial interconnection arrangements (including peering and transit) to accomplish traffic exchange are developing.
The following reports include information on policy approaches in the area of interconnection between telecommunication networks in respect to issues such as pricing, arbitration, competitive safeguards, pertinent legislation and so forth.
This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.
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Rapid technological advances in information and communication technologies and their widespread diffusion have led some to speculate about "frictionless" economies where transaction costs are nearly zero, barriers to entry and contestability disappear and markets clear instantly.
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This paper intends to bring the Austrian tip experience to the focus group on 'Cluster Analysis & Cluster Policies' within the OECD National Innovation Systems (NIS) Project. A short and concise demonstration of our activities and perspectives ta...
The Guidelines are primarily aimed at governments, in terms of the policy recommendations herein, but with anticipation that they will be widely read and followed by both the private and public sectors.
This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.
Held at La Maison de la Chimie, Paris, 9-10 December 1997. The objective of the Workshop was to use the OECD Guidelines, together with the OECD's Report on Background and Issues of Cryptography Policy, as the basis for deepening understanding of cryptography policy issues in the increasingly globalised information and communications network and the development of electronic commerce.
This Workshop was arranged as part of the OECD's Emerging Market Economy Forum.