Strategies and Policies in Digital Convergence

Strategies and Policies in Digital Convergence

Sangin Park (Seoul National University, Korea)
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Release Date: January, 2007|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 240
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-156-8
ISBN13: 9781599041568|ISBN10: 1599041561|EISBN13: 9781599041582
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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.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Broadband technology
  • Digital content services
  • Digital copyright policies
  • Internet auctions
  • Internet Governance
  • Mobile payment issues
  • Mobile virtual network operators
  • Open Systems
  • Privacy and Security Issues
  • Regulatory challenges
Reviews & Statements

"Digital convergence is a relatively new phenomenon and this volume aims to place more emphasis on the business strategies and public policy issues along with a comprehensive overview of technological developments in this field."

– Sangin Park, Seoul National University, Korea

'Convergence' has longbeen on the agenda in the ICT sector - telecommunications are converging with data networks, networking is converging with computers and with the entertainment sector, and so on. This trend is now reaching businesses, who need to react accordingly. This book will provide them with guidance, will help them identify their own strategies, and enable them to take advantage of the new technical possibilities.

– Kai Jakobs, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

This guide provides a critical overview of the issues in business strategies and public policies of digital convergence from the perspective of the early 21st century. It aims to offer a better understanding of the many facets of digital convergence presently in use, and to assist future development.

– Online Information Review, Vol. 33, No. 5
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Dr. Sangin Park is an Assistant Professor of IT and Industrial Policy at the Graduate School of Public Administration at Seoul National University. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1996-2003), and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University (Fall 2002), where he worked on Industrial Organization, Econometrics, and Applied Microeconomics. His current research interests include standardization and network externalities, strategies and policies in digital convergence, e-commerce, network industry, and structural economic policy. Dr. Park holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.
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