LEA Telecommunications Series

  • Telecommunications Management

    By Richard Gershon, Richard A. Gershon

    With today's communications industry experiencing major changes on an almost daily basis, media managers must have a clear understanding of the different delivery platforms, as well as a grasp of critical management, planning, and economic factors in order to stay current and move their…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
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  • American Regulatory Federalism and Telecommunications Infrastructure

    Edited by Paul E. Teske

    During this era of construction of the information superhighway, this volume presents a prudent analysis of the pros and cons of continuing state regulation of telecommunications. While interested parties either attack or defend state regulation, careful scholarly analysis is required to strike the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-10
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    LEA Telecommunications Series

  • From Rural Village to Global Village

    Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age

    By Heather E. Hudson

    From Rural Village to Global Village: Telecommunications for Development in the Information Age examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on both the macro level--societal, socio-economic, and governmental--and sector level--education, health, agriculture,…

    Paperback – 2006-01-27
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  • Shaping American Telecommunications

    A History of Technology, Policy, and Economics

    By Christopher H. Sterling, Phyllis W. Bernt, Martin B.H. Weiss

    Shaping American Telecommunications examines the technical, regulatory, and economic forces that have shaped the development of American telecommunications services. This volume is both an introduction to the basic technical, economic, and regulatory principles underlying telecommunications, and a…

    Paperback – 2005-11-30
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  • Communications Satellites

    Global Change Agents

    By Joseph N. Pelton, Robert J. Oslund, Peter Marshall

    Over the past 40 years, satellites have played a key role in creating a global culture, spreading worldwide entertainment, stimulating technological interchange, and promoting trade around the world. Communications Satellites: Global Change Agents addresses communications satellites not only in…

    Paperback – 2004-06-15
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    LEA Telecommunications Series

  • The Internet As A Diverse Community

    Cultural, Organizational, and Political Issues

    By Urs E. Gattiker

    In this volume, author Urs Gattiker offers a broad overview of Internet and technology-related theory. He examines Internet and multimedia issues from an international perspective, outlining issues of international sovereignty and the potential impact of national interests on global technology…

    Paperback – 2000-10-01
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  • Competition, Regulation, and Convergence

    Current Trends in Telecommunications Policy Research

    Edited by Sharon E. Gillett, Ingo Vogelsang

    The telecommunications industry has experienced dynamic changes over the past several years, and those exciting events and developments are reflected in the chapters of this volume. The Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC) holds an unrivaled place at the center of national public…

    Hardback – 1999-09-01
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  • Making Universal Service Policy

    Enhancing the Process Through Multidisciplinary Evaluation

    Edited by Barbara A. Cherry, Steven S. Wildman, Allen S. Hammond, IV, Allen S. Hammond

    This book is the outgrowth of shared interests between the editors and the contributing authors to provide a multidisciplinary perspective in evaluating universal service policy and recommending policy changes to accommodate a more competitive telecommunications environment. The book is…

    Paperback – 1999-08-01
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  • Telephony, the Internet, and the Media

    Selected Papers From the 1997 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

    Edited by Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason, David Waterman

    Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC), this volume begins with a historical survey of a quarter-century of TPRC meetings as one measure of change in and research about the telecommunications industry. Additional papers reflecting the ongoing…

    Paperback – 1998-09-01
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  • Interconnection and the Internet

    Selected Papers From the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

    Edited by Gregory L. Rosston, David Waterman

    The Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Federal Communications Commission's Local Competition Order are just two examples of the continuing monumental and far-reaching changes occurring throughout the telecommunications industry. At the 1996 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC) -…

    Paperback – 1997-09-01
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  • The Electronic Grapevine

    Rumor, Reputation, and Reporting in the New On-line Environment

    Edited by Diane L. Borden, Kerric Harvey

    The widespread use of the Internet as a tool for gathering and disseminating information raises serious questions for journalists--and their readers--about the process of reporting information. Using virtual sources and publishing online is changing the way in which journalism takes place and its…

    Paperback – 1997-09-01
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  • Wireless

    Strategically Liberalizing the Telecommunications Market

    By Brian J.W. Regli

    The revolution of wireless communications has only just begun to transform the telecommunications industry worldwide. This book offers insight into the possible options for corporate strategists and government policymakers as they look to harness the expansion of wireless communications to meet the…

    Paperback – 1997-05-01
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  • Highway of Dreams

    A Critical View Along the Information Superhighway

    By A. Michael Noll

    This important volume reviews the history of the telecommunication superhighway pointing out its beginnings in the interactive TV and broadband highway of the wired cities more than two decades ago. It explains the technological uncertainties of the superhighway and many of its futuristic services,…

    Paperback – 1996-10-01
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  • The Internet and Telecommunications Policy

    Selected Papers From the 1995 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

    Edited by Gerald W. Brock, Gregory L. Rosston

    This book is based on the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference which reports on research into telecommunications policy issues. While the conference is now a respectable 23 years old, this is only the second printed edition of selected papers. A new law, the Telecommunications Act of 1996,…

    Paperback – 1996-09-01
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  • Telecommunications Research Resources

    An Annotated Guide

    By James K. Bracken, Christopher H. Sterling

    As the telecommunication and information field expands and becomes more varied, so do publications about these technologies and industries. This book is a first attempt to provide a general guide to that wealth of English-language publications -- both books and periodicals -- on all aspects of…

    Hardback – 1995-09-01
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    LEA Telecommunications Series

  • Telecommunications Politics

    Ownership and Control of the information Highway in Developing Countries

    Edited by Bella Mody, Johannes M. Bauer, Joe Straubhaar

    This volume brings together scholars and policymakers to address the issue of telecommunications policy in developing countries. It elaborates on the position that economics and technology determine the framework for discussion, but politics makes the decision. Politics, in this case, refers to the…

    Paperback – 1995-09-01
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  • Toward A Competitive Telecommunication Industry

    Selected Papers From the 1994 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

    Edited by Gerald W. Brock

    Providing an authoritative perspective on the best current research regarding telecommunication policy, this book is based on the 22nd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. The papers focus on the critical policy issues created by increasing competition in the industry. The book…

    Paperback – 1995-09-01
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  • Quality and Reliability of Telecommunications Infrastructure

    Edited by William H. Lehr

    In the last decade, the technology, regulation, and industry structure of our information infrastructure (telephone services, cable and broadcast television, and myriad new data and information services) have changed dramatically. Since the break-up of AT&T's Bell System monopoly, telephone…

    Hardback – 1995-07-01
    Routledge
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  • The People's Right To Know

    Media, Democracy, and the Information Highway

    Edited by Frederick Williams, John V. Pavlik

    This important volume presents the pros and cons of a national service that will meet the information needs and wants of all people. In the preface, Everette E. Dennis, Executive Director of The Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, asks, "What will a true information highway -- where most citizens…

    Paperback – 1993-11-01
    Routledge
    LEA Telecommunications Series