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The Importance of the Open Internet in Driving Internet Adoption and Growth- OpEd

The Asia-Pacific is gearing up in the Internet revolution, and policymakers must establish necessary regulatory frameworks to uphold the Internet values of competition fostering, non-discriminatory access, net neutrality and an accessible and affordable connectivity, argues Michael Khoo and Peter Lovelock. “The

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TRPC in the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)’s April 2017 newsletter

TRPC’s op-ed “The Importance of the Open Internet in Driving Internet Adoption and Growth” was featured in the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)’s newsletter for April 2017. This article was co-authored by Associate Research Director Michael Khoo and Research

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Connectivity, Innovation and Growth: Fostering an Open Internet in Asia – A Report by TRPC

Download PDF Overview The Internet is rapidly becoming the most popular way people access and consume content, such as music, movies, TV shows, sports, social media postings and increasingly smart device apps, for example, web-cams and connected machines in cars

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GSMA ‘Advancing Digital Societies in Asia’

GSMA Press Release New GSMA Study Tracks Digital Society Progress in Asia New Report Highlights Role of Connectivity and Regulation in Delivering a Connected Asia A new report by the GSMA underscores the role mobile connectivity is playing in building

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Rappler.com #TalkThursdays: Innovation and cloud computing in the Asia-Pacific

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler talks to May-Ann Lim and Bernie Trudel of the Asia Cloud Computing Association. Lim is the association’s Executive Director, while Trudel has been its Chairman for the past three years. If you’re an active netizen, chances

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Telecommunications Development in Asia

No industry has expanded faster than telecommunications, gained so many new users, added so much value, spread so rapidly to the underdeveloped areas of developing countries, done so much to close the digital divide and provide access to e-learning, e-health,

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ICT Sector Development in Five Central Asian Economies

A Policy Framework for Effective Investment Promotion and Facilitation’ Report for UNESCAP by John Ure, delivered to the International Conference on Strengthening Regional Cooperation for Managing Globalization, Moscow, Russian Federation, 28-30 September, 2005. mac os x 10.4 tiger iso download

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Regulatory Issues and Privatization

Abstract The privatization of state-owned telecommunication companies (SOTEs) began in Asia in Japan in the 1980s and gathered pace during the 1990s.This paper starts by reviewing the scope of meanings for the term ‘privatization’ and then examines the reasons, aims

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FDI in Telecommunications Services Asia

The paper begins by looking at the data on the scale of investment in the telecommunication services sector across the Asia Pacific region, the reactions to 1997,and traces the country differences, which are displayed in graph form in Appendix 3.

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Electronic Commerce and Asia

Powerpoint presentation (ZIP file) by John Ure: Workshop on Strategic Electronic Commerce and Management, Electronic Commerce Resource Center (ECRC) under the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEXC), National Science and Technology Development Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment,

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Telecommunications and Privatization in Asia

Privatization viewed as a panacea for the most pressing problems besetting the modernization and development of telecommunications has become, in recent years, a widely accepted part of orthodox thinking. Wellenius, Stern, Nulty and Stern (1989) illustrate the point. ‘How should

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