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Authors: William A. Lucas, Robert K. Yin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: applications, public, services, alternative, telecommunications, local, needs, serving
Formats:PDF
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Describes a research approach for applying new telecommunications to public service delivery.The report uses two case studies and illustrative experiments to determine the comparative value of using telecommunications. Somerville, Massachusetts, an example of a dense inner suburb with a cable system, serves as a context for comparing services to the home with the use of the neighborhood telecommun......
ISBN: 0821381407, 9780821381403
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: low, income, areas, rural, services, increase, access, telecommunications, options
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World Bank Working Papers 178English; Paperback; 72 pages; 7x10Published March 12, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8140-3; SKU: 18140 'Options to Increase Access to Telecommunications Services inRural and Low-Income Areas' is part of the World Bank Working Paperseries. These papers are published to communicate the results of theBank’s ongoing research and to stimulate public dis......
Author: Leland Johnson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: competitive, entry, deter, telecommunications, capacity, international, excess
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This Note explores possibilities that owners of satellite and undersea cable facilities invest in excess capacity as a strategy to deter competitive entry by outsiders. The situation is illustrated by the controversy about the ground rules under which new satellite systems should be permitted to compete with INTELSAT. The study concludes that (1) issues of predatory pricing will persist in interna......
Authors: Stanley Besen, Garth Saloner
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: services, telecommunications, market, standards, compatibility
Formats:PDF
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This paper analyzes the processes by which standards are produced in the telecommunications industry, focusing particularly on voluntary standards that are established cooperatively and de facto standards that are established by the market. It first considers the forces that determine which process will be used to determine a standard, and then examines cooperative standard-setting in practice. It......
ISBN: 083300798X, 9780833007988
Author: Leland Johnson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: regulation, comsat, government, telecommunications, international, issues
Formats:PDF
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The question of government regulation of the Communications Satellite Corporation (Comsat) is paramount because of Comsat's market power in providing international satellite circuits to U.S. users. Comsat is the monopoly supplier of INTELSAT international satellite links. However, Comsat's satellite monopoly does not translate into a full monopoly of U.S.-overseas communications links, since under......
Author: Patricia M. Dinneen
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: conflicting, goals, tradeoffs, technologies, new, telecommunications, choosing
Formats:PDF
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This paper presents a general framework to explain how tradeoffs between conflicting goals may influence the choice of new telecommunications technologies.Six goals are considered:(1) economic efficiency, (2) security and privacy, (3) reliability and quality of service, (4) industrial stability, (5) international comity, and (6) technological innovation.Results of a case study involving a new tech......
ISBN: 0821381407, 9780821381403
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: low, income, areas, rural, services, increase, access, telecommunications, options
Formats: Read Online And/Or Other Formats
Copyrights: Copyrighted

World Bank Working Papers 178English; Paperback; 72 pages; 7x10Published March 12, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8140-3; SKU: 18140 'Options to Increase Access to Telecommunications Services inRural and Low-Income Areas' is part of the World Bank Working Paperseries. These papers are published to communicate the results of theBank’s ongoing research and to stimulate public dis......
Author: Larry Press
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: policy, implications, networking, computer, telecommunications, cuban
Formats:PDF
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This study identifies the potential implications of a more open, deliberate Cuban information and communications policy on Cuba, U.S.-Cuban relations, and U.S. interests.......
ISBN: 0309055318, 9780309055314
Authors: marilyn J. Field, Editor; Committee On Evaluating Clinical Applications Of Telemedicine, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: health, care, telecommunications, assessing, guide, telemedicine
Formats:PDF
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Telemedicine--the use of information and telecommunications technologies to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants--is receiving increasing attention not only in remote areas where health care access is troublesome but also in urban and suburban locations.Yet the benefits and costs of this blend of medicine and digital technologies must be better demonstrated befo......
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