ERIC Number: ED462956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Next Generation Communications: Making IT Work. Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference Proceedings (24th, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 13-17, 2002).
Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
This proceedings includes the papers presented at the 2002 conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC), with its theme "Next Generation Communications: Making IT Work." The PTC2002 annual conference seeks to focus on harnessing the complexities of the broadest range of communications technologies and services for the user. Discussion of ideas on issues included the use of information and communication services, and how social and cultural factors shape and are shaped by the new technologies. Questions included: What are the new applications and services developments for business, industrial, and consumer interests? What models of successful implementation are available? Other topics included: the status, plans, directions, trends, issues, dependencies and critical success factors for effective communication developments in the Pacific Islands, and East, South and Southeast Asia; new developments in wireless communications, network technology, digital technology, broadcasting, fiber optic cable systems and internetworking, and the relationship of these developments to the user needs; policy and regulatory formation as they affect e-commerce, digital divide, broadband deployment, Internet governance and trade in telecoms; and economic and financial views of the industry, including models for funding infrastructure construction, deployment of services, and ways to promote access to the global information infrastructure from developing nations. (AEF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Note: Powerpoint presentations are not available from ERIC. For an individual paper, see IR 021 117. For the 2001 proceedings, see IR 021 044.