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Convergence of telecommunications and broadcasting in Japan, United Kingdom and Germany : technological change, public policy and market structure /
edited by Kiyoshi Nakamura and Koichiro Agata.
Richmond : Curzon, 2001.
x, 159 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Richmond : Curzon, 2001.
general note
Papers and comments from the conference held at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan on March 18, 2000.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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The convergence of telecommunications and broadcasting raises many questions. What form will convergence take in the future? When convergence produces new opportunities in the information, education and entertainment markets, what sort of rules of the game will be required? How will the players behave in these new markets? What policies might be needed?
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A discussion of the convergence of telecommunications and broadcasting in Japan, the UK and Germany. It examines questions such as: what form will convergence take in the future?; how will the players behave in these new markets?; what policies might be needed?
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List of Contributors
Telecommunications and Broadcasting in Germany
Convergence of Telecommunications and Broadcasting in Germany: Technological Change, Public Policy and Market Structurep. 3
Telecommunications and Convergence: The Situation in Germanyp. 9
The Evolution of Broadcasting in Germany: Digitization, Convergence, Competitionp. 25
Commentsp. 43
Regulatory Challenges in the United Kingdom
UK Telecommunications Deregulation: How far can it go?p. 53
The Challenge of Regulating Television in a Converging Communications Industryp. 73
Converged Regulation for Converged Industries?p. 89
Commentsp. 101
Convergence and Technological Changes in Japan
Convergence of Telecommunications and Broadcasting: Technological Changes and Standardizationp. 113
Telework and Telecommuting in Japan: Sustainability and Macroeconomic Perspectivesp. 119
Public Policy for Telecommunications and Broadcasting: Japan and Germany in Contrastp. 131
Convergence and Competition: Policy Issues in Japanp. 141
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