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Quality and Reliability of Telecommunications Infrastructure

Quality and Reliability of Telecommunications Infrastructure

1st Edition

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...

Competition, Regulation, and Convergence: Current Trends in Telecommunications Policy Research

Competition, Regulation, and Convergence: Current Trends in Telecommunications Policy Research

1st Edition

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...

Telecommunications Management

Telecommunications Management

1st Edition

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...

American Regulatory Federalism and Telecommunications Infrastructure

American Regulatory Federalism and Telecommunications Infrastructure

1st Edition

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...

From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age

From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age

1st Edition

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,...

Shaping American Telecommunications: A History of Technology, Policy, and Economics

Shaping American Telecommunications: A History of Technology, Policy, and Economics

1st Edition

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...

Communications Satellites: Global Change Agents

Communications Satellites: Global Change Agents

1st Edition

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...

The Internet As A Diverse Community: Cultural, Organizational, and Political Issues

The Internet As A Diverse Community: Cultural, Organizational, and Political Issues

1st Edition

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...

Making Universal Service Policy: Enhancing the Process Through Multidisciplinary Evaluation

Making Universal Service Policy: Enhancing the Process Through Multidisciplinary Evaluation

1st Edition

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...

Telephony, the Internet, and the Media: Selected Papers From the 1997 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

Telephony, the Internet, and the Media: Selected Papers From the 1997 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

1st Edition

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...

Interconnection and the Internet: Selected Papers From the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

Interconnection and the Internet: Selected Papers From the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

1st Edition

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) -...

The Electronic Grapevine: Rumor, Reputation, and Reporting in the New On-line Environment

The Electronic Grapevine: Rumor, Reputation, and Reporting in the New On-line Environment

1st Edition

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...

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