ERIC Number: ED462920
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference Proceedings (22nd, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 31-February 2, 2000).
Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
This proceedings of the 2000 conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council contains papers and summaries of sessions in the following areas: (1) socio/economic, including regional studies of China, the South Pacific, Southeast Asian, Latin America, Oceania, Korea, India, and the Asia-Pacific telecommunications market; (2) applications, including telecommunication in the service of humanitarian assistance, case studies in educational telecommunications, rural development strategies, applications of telecommunications to health and medicine, information technology and telecommunications, telecommunications management, and doing good business in the Pacific hemisphere; (3) Internet, including enabling e-commerce, telephony, strategies for financing and tracking the digital economy, government control in privacy and consumer protection, new network technologies, development issues, and content and culture; (4) satellites and submarines, including lessons in satellite planning, business issues in submarine fiber optic cable systems, submarine finance, submarine networks, commercial launch services, GMPCS (Global Mobile Personal Communications by Satellite), and high data rate and satellite wireless communications; (5) technology, including intelligent networks, infrastructure and services of broadband and emerging technologies, broadcast in the era of convergence, distance learning applications and directions, applications of technology for distributed learning, global, regional, and national issues in electronic business, and the political economy of Asia; and (6) policy/regulatory, including evolving trends in communication, regulatory issues and the Internet, joint ventures and strategic alliances in Asia, convergence policy challenges in Asia, policy and regulation, and impact of regulatory liberalization on the satellite industry. (Most papers contain references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Computer Networks, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Services, Information Technology, Policy Formation, Socioeconomic Influences, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications
For full text: http://web.ptc.org/library/proceedings/ptc2000/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers - Location: United States