Asia Unplugged: The Wireless and Mobile Media Boom in the Asia-Pacific

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Madanmohan Rao, Lunita Mendoza
SAGE, Feb 17, 2005 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
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Wireless is the hottest technology and media sector in the world today—and Asia is at the centre of the action. This volume captures the flavour and implications of these fast-paced developments by providing a comprehensive, detailed and insightful look at the wireless scenario in the Asia-Pacific. It charts the growth of the wireless ecosystem across the region, highlights the valuable lessons learned by the pioneers, and contextualises these themes with developments in other parts of the world including the US and Europe.

With contributions from numerous experts in the region, the book includes 16 thematic chapters, 10 book reviews, and profiles of 10 countries—Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal and Bangladesh.

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Preface 15
An AsiaPacific Panorama
The Killer App of
Will the Asian Tiger Roar?
Towards Connecting
Wireless and Mobile Impacts on News
Sunanda Sangwan 151
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Early Adopter of Wireless
The Mobile Party Begins
Mobile Superpower
GSM Competition and Penetration
Wireless Destination
Takeshi Natsuno 413
Japans Wireless Tsunami

Wireless in Industry
Impact on Teaching
InvestorEquity Dynamics
Multiple Services Multiple
At the Cutting Edge of the Wireless
Broadband PioneerThe Wireless
Wireless Rules
Mobile Usability
Making Sense of the Wireless Internet
Index 458

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Rao is a Knowledge Management consultant in Bangalore, India.

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