info: Volume 6 Issue 1


Industry and Public Sector Management

Table of contents

The view from the summit: a report on the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society

David Souter

On the surface the WSIS in Geneva last December was a harmonious success with the world united in commending the merits of the information society. But reaching agreement…

Is fourth generation mobile nirvana or … nothing?

Simon Forge

So far fourth generation (4G) has not been well defined technically, functionally or commercially despite conceptual research having been quietly under way since 1998. But…

Markets vs regulators and the battle to determine market structure: evidence from the UK cable industry

Peter Curwen

It is well known that it is difficult to dislodge incumbents if new entrants provide identical services via identical channels. Hence, it was expected that, especially in…

Reforming the e‐rate

Krishna P. Jayakar

Over the past five years, the e‐rate program has been instrumental in reducing the digital divide in America's schools. However, right from its inception, a number of…

Competition policy, parity regulation and self‐sabotage

David E.M. Sappington, Dennis L. Weisman

This article analyzes the incentives for a vertically‐integrated producer (VIP) to engage in “self‐sabotage”. Self‐sabotage occurs when a VIP intentionally increases its…

Broadband all round!

Chris Marsden

Presents a review of the two Conferences, ITS Europe (held on 23‐24 August in New York) and Telecom Meltdown and Recovery (held 3 October in New York and also 16 October…

Beyond the perfect storm: ITU Telecom 2003, 12‐18 October, Geneva, Switzerland

Rob Frieden

Presents a review of the world's largest combined trade show and poly/technical forum, ITU Telecom 2003, which was held on 12‐13 October in Geneva. Reveals that there…



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