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British Telecommunications: From Laggard to Leader

Mark Thatcher

in Internationalisation and Economic Institutions:: Comparing the European Experience

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245680
eISBN:
9780191715273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245680.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter argues that Britain followed its own distinct route to reform in telecommunications, in similar fashion to securities trading. Despite large-scale failures of supply, arising in part ... More


The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Varadharajan Sridhar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book discusses the innovations in the telecom industry in India. It specifically describes the sub-segments of Indian telecom, providing insights into critical technology, market, and regulatory ... More


Macau

John Ure

in Telecommunications Development in Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines telecommunications development in Macau. The telecommunications infrastructure was built under the monopoly of CTM (Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau) — a joint venture ... More


Basic Telecom Services in India: From Monopoly to Oligopoly

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the specific characteristics of basic telecom services with their unique cost structure, tariff regulation, and their universal service obligations. India embarked on the ... More


The Emergence of the Russian Mobile Telecom Market: Local Technical Leadership and Global Investors in a Shadow of the State

Valery Yakubovich and Stanislav Shekshnia

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter features a case study of the emergence of the cellular phone industry in Moscow and St. Petersburg. These are local stories about how fragments of the old Communist state—in particular ... More


Competition in Network Operation 1990–1996: Differing National Paths away from Monopoly

Mark Thatcher

in The Politics of Telecommunications: National Institutions, Convergences, and Change in Britain and France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280743
eISBN:
9780191684388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280743.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines decision-making processes in key areas of substantive policy in Britain and France concerning network operation. Institutional factors that differed between the two countries ... More


Telecommunications Competition in the 1990s and 2000s

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter asks whether companies owned by the state actually effectively compete with each other. A major potential problem with the shielding effect of industrial policy is that state-owned or ... More


Trade in Services Telecommunications

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on issues of negotiations on trade arrangements for international telecommunications and information services. The first part of the chapter provides background on the major ... More


Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Yu Hong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the genesis, mechanisms, and dynamics of forging a network-based economy in China during the crisis and the restructuring act that followed. Through historical analysis of the ... More


Korea (South)

John Ure

in Telecommunications Development in Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines telecommunications development in South Korea. In the 1980s South Korea began to modernize its telecom infrastructure, expand communications throughout the nation, and reform in ... More


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