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Electronic Communication Convergence
Policy Challenges in Asia

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Mark Hukill - School of Communication Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Ryota Ono - Aichi University, Japan
  • Chandrasekhar Vallath - School of Communication Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


August 2000 | 324 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This timely collection of original essays focuses on the new and exciting convergence of electronic technologies--i.e. telecommunications, broadcasting and information technology--and their impact on Asia. This volume concludes that despite Asia`s recent financial problems, investments in converging technologies of electronic communication have continued and have proved to be a barometer of recovery.
Meheroo Jussawalla
Foreword
 
PART ONE: TECHNOLOGIES, SERVICES AND POLICIES OF CONVERGENCE
Mark Hukill
Introduction
Chandrasekhar Vallath
The Technologies of Convergence
Mark Hukill
Telecommunications and Development Policy in Southeast Asia
Foundations for Convergence

 
Ryota Ono and Kumiko Aoki
Regulation of Internet Telephony
 
PART TWO: PERSPECTIVES ON CONVERGENCE
John Ure and Lian Xiong-Jian
Convergence and China's National Information Infrastructure
John Ure
Convergence in Hong Kong
T H Chowdary
Revolutionary Changes and Conflicting Priorities in India's Communication Environment
Naswil Idris
Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Computer Industries in Indonesia
Koichi Kobayashi
The Development of Media Convergence in Japan
A Historical Perspective

 
Loh Chee Meng, Ang Peng Hwa and Mark Hukill
Convergence Development in Singapore's Digital Environment
Myung-Jun Kim
Convergence Policy in South Korea
The Role of Stakeholders

 
Sirichai Sirikaya and Jitraporn Sudhivoraseth
The Challenge of Electronic Communication Convergence in Thailand
The Case of Pagers

 
 
PART THREE: IMPLICATIONS OF CONVERGENCE
Ryota Ono, Mark Hukill and Chandrasekhar Vallath
Convergence Policy Challenges in Asia
 
Index

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ISBN: 9780761994497
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