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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...

Highway of Dreams A Critical View Along the Information Superhighway

Highway of Dreams A Critical View Along the Information Superhighway

1st Edition

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,...

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) -...

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 ...

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 ...

Toward A Competitive Telecommunication Industry Selected Papers From the 1994 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

Toward A Competitive Telecommunication Industry Selected Papers From the 1994 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

1st Edition

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 ...

The People's Right To Know Media, Democracy, and the Information Highway

The People's Right To Know Media, Democracy, and the Information Highway

1st Edition

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 ...

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 ...

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