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Industry and Public Sector Management

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From underground cult to public policy for citizens: democratizing an open source artifact at a policy level in South Korea

Kwang‐Suk Lee

This study aims to explore the feasible use of free and open source software (FOSS) at a policy level in South Korea, which is reacting against being locked into only one

Two tales of one service: user acceptance of short message service (SMS) in Hong Kong and China

Xu Yan, Min Gong, James Y.L. Thong

The short message service (SMS) has been available in Hong Kong and China since the late 1990s. However, the user acceptance patterns for this service have been evidently

A study of internet industry structural determinants with interconnection strategies: will regulation be necessary?

Seungjae Shin, Jack Tucci, Daniel Glaser‐Segura

The purpose of this paper is to survey the internet industry structure from the interconnection point of view and demonstrate why peering is difficult to achieve in the

Convergence of telecommunications, media and information technology, and implications for regulation

Dong‐Hee Shin

The purpose of this study is to review current policy debates on convergence in Korea and the UK. This study compares the two countries' cases of how they prepare for

Recent developments in the telecommunications industry of Nepal

Jason Whalley

The purpose of this paper is to chart the development of the Nepalese telecommunications industry and assess how they may develop in the future.

White spots and black holes: developing a conceptual model for broadband rollout

Harry Bouwman, Marieke Fijnvandraat, Lidwien van de Wijngaert

The purpose of this research is to create insight into the way technological, economic or regulatory factors affect broadband rollout in the local loop with the objective



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