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 Indosat: Foreign Investment in a Risky Environment

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the beginnings of International Telephone and Telegraph's (ITT) involvement in the Indosat project in Indonesia. In 1967, ITT belonged to a small group of pioneer firms that ... More


 The Indosat Deal

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The 1967 agreement between ITT and Indonesia stated that Indonesia would own the satellite facility from the outset. At the same time, ITT would build and operate it for twenty years. Instead of ... More


 Nationalization of Indosat

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

ITT's Indosat developed into a very successful enterprise. It provided handsome returns to its parent while yielding significant benefits to Indonesia by introducing modern telecommunications ... More


 The Power of Being Needed

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Indosat affair might be viewed as a case of a Third World host country that capriciously and opportunistically took over a financially attractive foreign-owned enterprise. But an examination of ... More


 Indosat: A Successful State‐Owned Firm

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Indosat did not collapse into the poorly run firm that has become the image of state-owned enterprises. On the contrary, it embarked on a bold new mission, invested in maintenance and new capacity, ... More


Ghannouchi's Detractors

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Four types of critique have been leveled at the work and thought of Rachid Ghannouchi.The first critique is government sponsored and is exercised by local writers, such as Abdelqader Zghal, or by ... More


The Post Office Proposes

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the role of the British Post Office in the formation of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It explains that F.J. Brown was the Post Office official directly concerned ... More


Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier

James Schwoch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041778
eISBN:
9780252050459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a study of the telegraph in western North America, concentrating on the latter half of the nineteenth century. A number of distinguished books and articles have been written about the ... More


Economic Rules

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses economic legislation in Britain from 1830–1914. Topics covered include economic rules concerned with the ownership and transfer of ‘real property’, the Telegraph Act of 1868, ... More


Introduction

Charles Musser

in Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292727
eISBN:
9780520966123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292727.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Defines a mediascape that includes the mass media of newspapers, radio, television and the Internet; audio-visual technologies such as photography, motion pictures, and the telephone; as well as ... More


Landmarks of the Old Town

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The marvel is not that so little but that so much of the San Francisco's venerable and homely architecture has escaped time's vicissitudes of which not the least was the fire of 1906. Recalling the ... More


Latin Quarter: Telegraph Hill and North Beach

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between the two steep hills that loom abruptly from the Peninsula's northeastern bulge—on the east, Telegraph Hill; on the west, Russian Hill—ringed with their tiers of buildings, a narrow valley ... More


Lords of the Hilltops

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Whenever the builders of San Francisco could not go forward, they went up. The City of San Francisco had leaped that crescent-shaped barrier of hills which swings from Telegraph Hill on the northeast ... More


Telegraphic News

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the first major copyright case: Palestine Telegraphic Agency (PTA) v Adel Jaber. The PTA was a Jewish-owned news agency, a subsidiary of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), and ... More


Geopolitics and Telecommunications Policy in Puerto Rico: ITT and the Porto Rico Telephone Company, 1942–1948

Luis Rosario Albert

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Luis Rosario Albert studies the conflicts surrounding the public telecommunications modernization plan in Puerto Rico between 1942 and 1948. The author, a filmmaker and academic researcher on ... More


The Making of a London Author

Eleni Loukopoulou

in Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062242
eISBN:
9780813051932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062242.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“The Making of a London Author” will expand further on Joyce’s interactions with Cambridge-based institutions such as C. K. Ogden’s Orthological Institute and London-based ones, including the ... More


Restless and Rising: Sprague and Sprague Electric Elevator Company, 1890 to 1898

Frederick Dalzell

in Engineering Invention: Frank J. Sprague and the U.S. Electrical Industry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042567
eISBN:
9780262258708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042567.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines Frank Sprague's career and business ventures during the period from 1890 to 1898. It explains that Sprague became a free agent in 1891 after the Sprague Electric Railway and ... More


Committed to Memory: Rebecca West's Nuremberg

Ravit Pe'er-lamo Reichman

in Law and Catastrophe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756839
eISBN:
9780804768344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756839.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

As a writer with no legal training, Rebecca West's reports from Nuremberg for The Daily Telegraph proved some of the most memorable and surprising, and it is in both senses that the chapter explores ... More


The International Telegraph Union: The Cable Companies and the Governments

Jorma Ahvenainen

in Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.003.0046
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the process by which the telegraph came into public use all over the world. It examines the role the telegraph played during the First World War, and how the pricing of ... More


Small Nation, International Submarine Telegraphy, and International Politics: The Great Northern Telegraph Company, 1869–1940

Kurt Jacobsen

in Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.003.0061
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the influence of the Great Northern Telegraph Company (GNTC) on international telegraphy and its business environment, and discusses international relations between different ... More


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