ERIC Number: ED419488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference Proceedings (20th, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 11-14, 1998).
Wedemeyer, Dan J., Ed.; Nickelson, Richard, Ed.
This volume comprises the papers presented at the 1998 conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council. This PTC'98 gathering focused on "Coping with Convergence." These 20th anniversary conference proceedings present at least one contribution on 59 countries and territories. The 120 papers in this volume are arranged chronologically, according to date of presentation. Topics covered in the papers include: total quality management; rural telecommunications; information policies; satellite/wireless communications; global fiber optic systems; national information infrastructure; regulations; universal services; access and interconnection; convergence in the workplace; Asynchronous Transmission (ATM)-based telemedicine; Internet Roaming; cellular mobile phones; deregulations/regulations; information cities; global searching; microwave radio links; service management; cable television and telephony; convergence of industries and services; information futures; competition; virtual classrooms; privatization; undersea cable developments; distance education; digital video; Internet industries; coding schemes; security; electronic government; voice mail services; and scrambling. Subject, country, and author indexes are included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Services, Information Sources, Information Technology, Multimedia Materials, Policy Formation, Satellites (Aerospace), Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers - Location: United States