Strategies and Policies in Digital Convergence, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599041588
  • ISBN-13: 9781599041582
  • DDC: 384.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 222 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Strategies and Policies in Digital Convergence is the authoritative reference source describing issues in business strategy and public policy rising from digital convergence. Cutting-edge descriptions of mobile communications, broadband networks, and digital multimedia broadcast services are provided. This premier reference source presents new business opportunities generated by digital convergence, and raises governance issues caused by this union. It provides a comprehensive overview of the technological aspects of digital convergence and the resulting business strategies and public policies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
About the Editor.
1: Deployment of Broadband Technology.
2: Broadband Technology: Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Convergence.
3: Is this the Global Village?: VoIP and Wire/Wireless Convergence.
4: Modified Lease Auction: Proposal of a New System for Efficient Assignment of Radio-Spectrum Resources.
5: 3G Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs): Business Strategies, Regulation, and Policy Issues.
6: New Business Opportunities.
7: Network Effects and the Evolution of Internet Auctions.
8: Mobile Payment Issues and Policy Implications: The Case of Korea.
9: Innovation Strategies in Digital Convergence: Nokia and the Digital Home.
10: Open Systems in Digital Convergence.
11: Root and Content Governance.
12: Issues in Internet Governance.
13: European Regulatory Challenges for Developing Digital Content Services in Modern Electronic Communications Platforms.
14: Digital Convergence and IP Divergence: Resolution of Potential IP Trade Wars and Establishment of Proper Digital Copyright Policies.
15: The Public Policy Environment of the Privacy-Security Conundrum/Complement.
About the Authors.