ERIC Number: ED475290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
From Convergence to Emergence: Will the User Rule? Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference Proceedings (23rd, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 15-18, 2001).
Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
This document comprises the proceedings of the 2001 conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council. Papers are included on: implementation of e-commerce applications; use of corporate e-mail; socio-economic considerations in the adoption of new technologies; an innovation standard for telecommunications universal service; call center-based mobile commerce; application service providing; network operations support systems; Internet growth in Latin America; the AmericasPATH (AMPATH) network; Internet market opportunities in Latin America; information infrastructure in emerging nations; broadband information communications; commercial launch services; multimedia migration; interconnection in the Asia Pacific; the World Trade Organization Agreement and cost; Asian technology parks; services to entrepreneurs in the undersea cable industry; Internet commerce models in Asia; financing telecoms and Internet infrastructure build out in Asia; digital television in Mexico; mobile services in the Internet; submarine cable systems; Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN); access and privacy concerns; Global Responsibility; Encrypted Coordinate; Operating System (GRECOS); telecommunications policy and practice; the digital divide and the distribution of wealth; African information economy; nonprofit organizations in the changing telecommunication world; global telecommunications problems; a private telecommunication operating foundation; pervasive computing; Wireless Application Protocol (WAP); mobile communication in China; satellites; Trans-Pacific High Data Rate (HDR) satellite communications experiments; licensing in Korea; telecommunications and information policies in India; the universal service challenge in the United States and Australia; calibrated regulation; interconnection of networks; next generation networks and services; Internet access and quality for Asia; distance learning for Chinese as a foreign language; Internet privacy; cultural heritage presentation system; flexible outsourcing for small and medium-sized enterprises in Japan; national optical network in China; Internet access services and e-commerce in South Korea; next generation wireless; improvement of channel element utilization; bringing the Internet protocol to mobile; the mobile satellite industry; information technology for education, governance, and e-commerce; sign language users and visual communications; access to digital resources; information technology leadership in South Asia; emergency telecommunications for disaster mitigation; stimulating the growth of the Internet in South Asia; carriers network infrastructure; voice quality in next generation networks; optical networking technologies; end-to-end quality of service; and access network for ubiquitous broadband. Lists of sponsors and attendees are included.(MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Policy, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers - Location: United States