Competition, Regulation, and Convergence: Current Trends in Telecommunications Policy Research
From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age
Communications Satellites: Global Change Agents
Making Universal Service Policy: Enhancing the Process Through Multidisciplinary Evaluation
Telephony, the Internet, and the Media: Selected Papers From the 1997 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
Interconnection and the Internet: Selected Papers From the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
William H. Lehr
July 12, 2016
In the last decade, the technology, regulation, and industry structure of our information infrastructure (telephone services, cable and broadcast television, and myriad new data and information services) have changed dramatically. Since the break-up of AT&T's Bell System monopoly, telephone...
Sharon E. Gillett, Ingo Vogelsang
May 13, 2016
The telecommunications industry has experienced dynamic changes over the past several years, and those exciting events and developments are reflected in the chapters of this volume. The Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC) holds an unrivaled place at the center of national public...
Richard Gershon, Richard A. Gershon
December 01, 2014
With today's communications industry experiencing major changes on an almost daily basis, media managers must have a clear understanding of the different delivery platforms, as well as a grasp of critical management, planning, and economic factors in order to stay current and move their...
Paul E. Teske
October 10, 2013
During this era of construction of the information superhighway, this volume presents a prudent analysis of the pros and cons of continuing state regulation of telecommunications. While interested parties either attack or defend state regulation, careful scholarly analysis is required to strike the...
Heather E. Hudson
January 27, 2006
From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on both the macro level--societal, socio-economic, and governmental--and sector level--education, health, agriculture,...
Christopher H. Sterling, Phyllis W. Bernt, Martin B.H. Weiss
November 30, 2005
Shaping American Telecommunications examines the technical, regulatory, and economic forces that have shaped the development of American telecommunications services. This volume is both an introduction to the basic technical, economic, and regulatory principles underlying telecommunications, and a...
Joseph N. Pelton, Robert J. Oslund, Peter Marshall
June 15, 2004
Over the past 40 years, satellites have played a key role in creating a global culture, spreading worldwide entertainment, stimulating technological interchange, and promoting trade around the world. Communications Satellites: Global Change Agents addresses communications satellites not only in...
Urs E. Gattiker
October 01, 2000
In this volume, author Urs Gattiker offers a broad overview of Internet and technology-related theory. He examines Internet and multimedia issues from an international perspective, outlining issues of international sovereignty and the potential impact of national interests on global technology...
Barbara A. Cherry, Steven S. Wildman, Allen S. Hammond, IV, Allen S. Hammond
August 01, 1999
This book is the outgrowth of shared interests between the editors and the contributing authors to provide a multidisciplinary perspective in evaluating universal service policy and recommending policy changes to accommodate a more competitive telecommunications environment. The book is...
Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason, David Waterman
September 01, 1998
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC), this volume begins with a historical survey of a quarter-century of TPRC meetings as one measure of change in and research about the telecommunications industry. Additional papers reflecting the ongoing...
Gregory L. Rosston, David Waterman
September 01, 1997
The Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Federal Communications Commission's Local Competition Order are just two examples of the continuing monumental and far-reaching changes occurring throughout the telecommunications industry. At the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC) -...
Diane L. Borden, Kerric Harvey
September 01, 1997
The widespread use of the Internet as a tool for gathering and disseminating information raises serious questions for journalists--and their readers--about the process of reporting information. Using virtual sources and publishing online is changing the way in which journalism takes place and its...