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European Telecommunications Liberalisation Kjell A Eliassen

European Telecommunications Liberalisation

Kjell A Eliassen

Published March 1st 2013
ISBN : 9781134660766
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320 pages
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This book examines the process and consequences of telecommunications liberalisation in the context of an ever closer European Union. The creation of a single market for telecommunications and of a wider European single market mirror one another.MoreThis book examines the process and consequences of telecommunications liberalisation in the context of an ever closer European Union. The creation of a single market for telecommunications and of a wider European single market mirror one another. Telecommunications are also something of a test case for the privatisation process, as this sector has traditionally been a state monopoly.The volume approaches the European experience from three angles:* the politics of regulation and the process of liberalisation in the EU (including case studies of the UK, France, and Germany)* increasing global economic interdependence makes international comparisons essential, and the volume compares the EU experience with that of the Czech Republic, Israel and Thailand* the consequences of technology and continuous innovation