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Tapping on the Digital Economy to Build Competitiveness and Resilience in Japan

Event Write-up: Reinventing Japan’s Digital Economy In partnership with GLOCOM, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), and Keio International Center for the Internet & Society (KICIS), TRPC organized the second in the Going Digital forum series entitled “Advances in

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APEC Symposium on ‘Good Policy and Regulatory Practices for Facilitating Trade and Investment in Telecommunications and ICT services

TRPC Director Dr. Peter Lovelock’s presentation at the APEC Symposium on ‘Good Policy and Regulatory Practices for Facilitating Trade and Investment in Telecommunications and ICT services on 9th December, Manila. Download the presentation here.

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Director, Peter Lovelock spoke on the panel of “Opportunities from TVWS” in Philippines, 9 Jun 2014

This post appeared on Gov’t says roll-out of TV White Space to coincide with digital TV migration on June 16, 2014. Despite the various obstacles that could impede or delay the widespread implementation of TV White Space in the country, the government

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Bottom of the Pyramid and Mobile Payments

Approximately half the world’s population of over 6 billion people has access to a mobile phone and over 80 per cent live in areas covered by a mobile network. For the first time people living in the developing world own

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Beyond Borders: The Implications of ICT on Trade

Digitization & web boom in the past two decades has led to the evolution of IP issues. There is a huge challenge for incumbents to tackle digitised media, and the emergence of Internet distribution channels. The Internet has generally enjoyed “light touch” regulation

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Next-gen Technologies & Cloud Computing: The Trade Agenda

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Mobile Banking in Indonesia: Assessing the Market Potential for Mobile Technology to Extend Banking to the Unbanked and Underbanked (Final Report)

Mobile Banking in Indonesia: Assessing the Market Potential for Mobile Technology to Extend Banking to the Unbanked and Underbanked (Final Report) A study for the IFC, supported by AusAid.   Executive Summary In Indonesia, a large percentage of the population

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Access Price Benchmarking for APCC

Access Price Benchmarking for APCC – a study produced for the Asia Pacific Carriers' Coalition (APCC) loans online Executive Summary 1. This report follows similar APCC Access Benchmarking reports in 2003 and 2006. This report covers 14 economies, two more

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Mobile Banking in Indonesia: Assessing the Market Potential for Mobile Technology to Extend Banking to the Unbanked and Underbanked

A Study for the IFC. Agenda • Introduction to the Study: Key Issues • Working Hypotheses • Focus Group Discussions – Structure & Demographics – Section 1: Mobile Phones – Section 2: Mobile payments – Section 3: Bank accounts –

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Mobile payments in Asia Pacific

A report for KPMG. This report explores the development of the market for mobile payment systems in Asia Pacific and the different business models emerging around the region. customs writing Downloads: Mobile payments in Asia Pacific – KPMG website (internal doc) 2009-08_KPMG_MobilePaymentsInAsiaPacific_Report

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Card payments in Asia Pacific: The state of the nations

Traditionally, Asia Pacific has been a region dominated by the use of cash. In recent times, the increase in the use of credit cards and subsequent transactions has led to the evolution of the payments ecosystem. In this paper, we

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The state of the telecoms industry in Asia Pacific

A report for KPMG, printed Apr 2009. Downloads:  The State of the Telecoms Industry in Asia Pacific – KPMG website solar panels for sale (Internal doc) 2009-04_KPMG_StateOfTelecomsInAPAC_Report

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M-Banking and M-Payments in Asia Pacific

A presentation to the IFC buy a essay online Downloads: 2008-08_IFC_MPaymentsMBanking_Presentation

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The video games market in China: Moving online

A report for KPMG solar battery Downloads: The video games market in China: Moving online – KPMG website (internal doc) 2008-07_KPMG_VideoGamesInChinaMovingOnline_Report

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TRPC Response Paper to “Industry Structure for Next Generation Access Networks”, a Consultation Paper Issued by the IDA of Singapore

Our response paper to the following questions posed by the IDA of Singapore: Question 1: IDA seeks views and comments on the scope of separation that may be included in the regulatory toolkit, particularly differentiation in terms of types of

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Mobile Payments in China & Asia

Session One: ‘Mobile Payments in China’ persuasive essays Session Chair/ Moderator: Peter Kan, Partner, KPMG Presenters Alamusi, Head of Policy Committee, China E-Commerce Association of MII Zhang Bin, Managing Director, China Union Mobile Pay Greg Shen, CEO & President, SmartPay

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Mobile Payments in Singapore & the Asia Pacific

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Mobile Futures: Payments and Games

Mobile payments (m-payments) are any chain of payments initiated by use of a mobile device. They range in type from one-way (remittances) and two-way Person2Person to C2C, B2C and B2B, and in business model from mobile network operator (MNO) –

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Singapore’s Broadband Future: the iN2015 Initiative

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Asian Telecom Connectivity Market: Executive Summary

This report is a summary of the findings of the Telecommunications Research Project, University of Hong Kong (2005). essay writers online   Download: 2005-00_TRPC_AsianTelecomConnectivity_WorkingPaper

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e-Government in China

Pre-publication version of the chapter to appear in Zhang Junhua, Martin Woesler, eds.(2002) China’s Digital Dream Downloads lightroom photoshop free download for mac 2002_05_e_gov_china

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E-Government in China

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The New Economy: Internet, Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce?

A book chapter in Handbook of New Media: Sage Publications, 2002. Lievrouw, L. and S. Livingstone eds.   Downloads adobe pro xi 2002_04_new_economy

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Distinguishing between Industry Policy and ‘Industrial Policy’

In this article a snapshot is provided of how the themes of convergence, competition and forthcoming communication services (broadly encompassed here as e-commerce) are being debated across Asia and what impact the European Commission’s Communications Review may have. Our position

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Hong Kong as an Internet Financial Hub

In this position paper we address the impact of e-commerce – and, in particular, the emergence of electronic banking and finance – on Hong Kong’s position as a regional financial hub, and the government’s intention to establish Hong Kong as

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The Internet in China

Internet access is spreading rapidly in China as elsewhere. For many, especially Western observers, this is a paradox: China wants to open its doors to the world, yet open access to a free flow of information is seen as contradictory

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Telecommunications Policy in China: A Two-tier Bargaining Model

Telecommunications has become one of the anointed ‘pillar industries’ of China’s economic reform program. That this policy emphasis has been successful was illustrated in 1993 when the governor of Hebei, officiating at an opening ceremony, remarked that the “old wisdom”

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Telecommunications and the China Circle

Paper Delivered to the IGCC Conference “The China Circle: Regional Consequences of Evolving Relations among the PRC, Taiwan, and Hong Kong-Macao” Final Conference, Hong Kong, December 8-10, 1994 In terms of political sovereignty, Hong Kong and Macau become integrated with

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