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TRPC Research Director Lim May-Ann quoted on ZD Net article: Competition to force Asia’s telcos to diversify faster, 17 Jan 2013

Summary: Declining revenues from core businesses and increasing competition from OTT providers mean operators need to move to new markets and business segments to stay competitive and profitable. casino internet online … Lim May-Ann, research director at TRPC, elaborated further on

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Policy-Induced Competition: The Telecommunications Experience

This paper  reviews the experiences of previous regulatory openings to competition in the telecommunications market, attempting to determine what worked, what didn’t, and why. On the basis of this evidence, the author forecasts the likelihood and the direction of local competition using the

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Competition and Investment in the Local Loop

A Hong Kong – China Trade-in Telecommunications Services Perspective (A paper by John Ure in response to ‘Review of the Regulatory Policy for Type II Interconnection’ Consultation Paper, 23 May 2003, OFTA). It is based upon recent research and interviews

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Competition in the Local Loop: unbundling or unbungling?

What is the aim of unbundling? It is an end in itself, or a means to an end? If the former then perhaps the answer is structural separation between wholesale and retail. If the latter, how do we know when

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Competition in Hong Kong’s Telecoms

The opening of Hong Kong’s domestic fixed line telecommunications services to competition has had some strange outcomes. The main one being a price war over international calls – which were supposed to remain the preserve of the previous fixed-line monopoly

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