Global connections: international telecommunications infrastructure and policy
Van Nostrand Reinhold, a Division of International Thomson Publishing, 1997 - Computers - 576 pages
Global Connections is a comprehensive guide to the changing world of international telecommunications, including major trends in technology, industry and policy. The book will be valuable to telecommunications researchers and professionals concerned with international markets, global networks, policies and strategies; and to telecommunications planners and policy makers. It provides a comparative overview of the telecommunications systems in industrialized regions and emerging economies, and offers cogent strategies for achieving a "global information infrastructure". Written in a highly readable style, and including a wealth of real-world examples and case studies, the book offers unique perspectives on international telecommunications and is unmatched in the amount of detailed and comprehensive information it provides.
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