ERIC Number: ED228978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
PTC '81. Pacific Telecommunications Conference. Papers and Proceedings of a Conference. (Honolulu, Hawaii, January 12-14, 1981).
Wedemeyer, Dan J., Ed.
This 68-paper collection represents a broad mix of telecommunications issues, problems, innovations, needs and resources, from a conference organized by the Pacific Telecommunications Council, an independent, voluntary-membership organization dedicated to the beneficial development and use of telecommunications in the broad Pacific area. Papers are organized generally by topics and include the following categories: institutional barriers to users; communications networks (application, measurements, design, and development); international issues and planning; World Administrative Radio Conference (WARC) issues; Pacific Island telecommunications; future directions of telecommunications standards; user experience and perspective; public service and educational uses of telecommunications; the consumers for telecommunications services; legal issues arising from the use of international information networks; telecommunications hardware systems; technology transfer (appropriate communications systems in the Pacific and Asia); social effects of telecommunications; demand, rates and regulation issues; transmission system quality control; the information economy; and the future of Pacific telecommunications. Most of the papers are prefaced with an abstract and include references. (LMM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Electronic Equipment, Futures (of Society), Information Networks, Legal Problems, Regional Planning, Social Influences, Standards, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer, Telecommunications
Pacific Telecommunications Council, 1110 University Avenue, Suite 303, Honolulu, HI 96826 ($25.00; price includes surface mail and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.