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Electronic Communication Convergence: Policy Challenges in Asia

by Hukill M et al SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Hbk 324 pages
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This collection of original essay's examines the conceptual and practical challenges to electronic communication convergence policy in Asia by focussing on technology, industry and regulation in eight Asian countries.

PART ONE: TECHNOLOGIES, SERVICES AND POLICIES OF CONVERGENCE Introduction - Mark Hukill The Technologies of Convergence - Chandrasekhar Vallath Telecommunications and Development Policy in Southeast Asia - Mark Hukill Foundations for Convergence Regulation of Internet Telephony - Ryota Ono and Kumiko Aoki PART TWO: PERSPECTIVES ON CONVERGENCE Convergence and China's National Information Infrastructure - John Ure and Lian Xiong-Jian Convergence in Hong Kong - John Ure Revolutionary Changes and Conflicting Priorities in India's Communication Environment - T H Chowdary Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Computer Industries in Indonesia - Naswil Idris The Development of Media Convergence in Japan - Koichi Kobayashi A Historical Perspective Convergence Development in Singapore's Digital Environment - Loh Chee Meng, Ang Peng Hwa and Mark Hukill Convergence Policy in South Korea - Myung-Jun Kim The Role of Stakeholders The Challenge of Electronic Communication Convergence in Thailand - Sirichai Sirikaya and Jitraporn Sudhivoraseth The Case of Pagers PART THREE: IMPLICATIONS OF CONVERGENCE Convergence Policy Challenges in Asia - Ryota Ono, Mark Hukill and Chandrasekhar Vallath