Competition, Regulation, and Convergence Current Trends in Telecommunications Policy Research
Interconnection and the Internet Selected Papers From the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
Telephony, the Internet, and the Media Selected Papers From the 1997 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
Toward A Competitive Telecommunication Industry Selected Papers From the 1994 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference
From Rural Village to Global Village Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age
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...
A. Michael Noll
October 01, 1996
This important volume reviews the history of the telecommunication superhighway pointing out its beginnings in the interactive TV and broadband highway of the wired cities more than two decades ago. It explains the technological uncertainties of the superhighway and many of its futuristic services,...
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) -...
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 ...
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 ...
Gerald W. Brock
September 01, 1995
Providing an authoritative perspective on the best current research regarding telecommunication policy, this book is based on the 22nd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. The papers focus on the critical policy issues created by increasing competition in the industry. The book ...
Frederick Williams, John V. Pavlik
November 01, 1993
This important volume presents the pros and cons of a national service that will meet the information needs and wants of all people. In the preface, Everette E. Dennis, Executive Director of The Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, asks, "What will a true information highway -- where most citizens ...
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 ...