Getting a Dial Tone: Telecommunications Liberalization in Malaysia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

  • Lorraine Carlos Salazar
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  • ISBN-10: 9812305661
  • ISBN-13: 9789812305664
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 412 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Analyses the telecom reform process in Malaysia and the Philippines. Looks at the institutions and actors that were the driving force behind these changes, and examines state capacity, market reform, and rent-seeking in the two countries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Map of Malaysia and the Philippines.
List of Tables.
List of Figures.
List of Appendices.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Rent Seeking, Market Reforms, and the State.
2: Reviewing the Literature: Theories and Puzzles.
3: Historical Overview of the State and Business in Malaysia and the Philippines.
4: The Telecommunications Sector in Malaysia and the Philippines Before Reform.
5: Reforming the Malaysian Telecommunications Sector.
6: The Liberalisation of Telecommunications in Malaysia.
7: Regulatory Reforms in Malaysia.
8: Reforming the Telecommunications Sector of the Philippines.
9: The New Players and the Service Area Scheme.
10: Regulatory Reforms in the Philippines.
11: Conclusions.
About the Author.