ERIC Number: ED246863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
PTC'84. Papers and Proceedings of the [Annual Pacific Telecommunications] Conference (6th, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 8-11, 1984).
Wedemeyer, Dan J., Ed.; Harms, L. S., Ed.
This volume includes 29 papers as well as abstracts of several additional presentations from a conference that focused on the process of developing Pacific telecommunication resources to meet the basic needs of the region and on ways of resolving the problems that arise as part of the process. A wide range of current information is provided on needs, resources, and value issues. Papers are grouped by session on the following themes: (1) communication needs of businesses in the local, national, and regional marketplace; (2) needs for telecommunication in rural communities; (3) communication needs of minority groups; (4) meeting the needs: technical and institutional responses; (5) developments in high technology; (6) telecommunication and information technology to meet basic needs; (7) providing for telecommunication service requirements in the local, national, and regional marketplace; (8) effects of telecommunications on daily social activity; (9) problems and progress of new technology; and (10) economic demand for telecommunications as a reflection of needs in the Pacific Region. Some papers provide references. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.