ERIC Number: ED370541
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference Proceedings (16th, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 16-20, 1994).
Savage, James G., Ed.; Wedemeyer, Dan J., Ed.
This volume comprises the papers presented at the 1994 conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council. This gathering, which focused on the theme, "Forging New Links: Focus on Developing Economies," brought together more than 1,100 participants from over 40 countries. The 146 papers are organized chronologically, according to date of presentation. Topics covered in the papers include accounting rates/tariffs, alliances, area networks, asynchronous transfer mode, broadband applications, broadcasting policy, broadcasting technology, cable television, cellular applications, competition/privatization, convergence, data communications, development applications/technologies, multinational/international development policies, national development policies, technology transfer, disaster communications, distance education, foreign investment, INTELSAT, Internet, multimedia, network management, network technologies, personal communications, policy issues, regulatory issues, rural and remote applications, satellite applications, competitive systems satellites, satellite technologies, security issues, socio-cultural issues, standards, submarine cables, telework/telecommuting, trade issues, training/human resources development, videoconferencing/teleconferencing, videotext, virtual networks, and wireless local loop. Subject, country, and author indexes are included. Many of the papers contain references.
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Computer Networks, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Economic Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Networks, Policy Formation, Telecommunications
Pacific Telecommunications Council, 2454 South Beretania Street, Suite 302, Honolulu, HI 96826.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers: Pacific Region; United States
Note: For plenary presentations, see IR 016 802; for the 1993 proceedings, see ED 354 875.