Tuesday, August 11, 2009


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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

OECD Communications Outlook 2009 [11 August 2009]

Executive Summary
[full-text, 5 pages]

The OECD Communications Outlook 2009 presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of the communication sector in OECD countries and on their policy frameworks.

The 2009 edition analyses the communications sector over the years following the "dot com bubble" crisis and explores future developments. The OECD Communications Outlook provides an extensive range of indicators for the development of different communications networks and compares performance indicators such as revenue, investment, employment and prices for service throughout the OECD area. These indicators are essential for industry and for regulators who use benchmarking to evaluate policy performance.


Chapter 1. Main Trends
Innovation through convergence | The wired upgrade |  Mobile/wirless growth |  Transformation of voice

Chapter 2. Recent Communication Policy Developments
Introduction | Trends in competition | Platform competition vs. local loop unbundling | Regulatory issues | Local loop unbundling | Fixed-to-mobile interconnection (or termination charges) | Household expenditures on communications

Chapter 3. Telecommunication Market Size
Introduction | Fixed access lines | Mobile revenues | Television | Voice traffic | Research and development |  Employment trends

Chapter 4. Network Dimensions and Development
Introduction | Fixed-line developments | Mobile developments | Broadband developments | Investment | OECD accession countries and China

Chapter 5. Internet Infrastructure
Introduction | Internet hosts | Web servers | Secure servers | The domain name system | Address space | Networks on the Internet | Peering | Security

Chapter 6. Broadcasting
Introduction | Traditional broadcasting | New broadcasting platforms
Chapter 7. Main Trends in Pricing
Introduction: prices overall | Flat rate vs. usage charging | Mobile pricing trends | Broadband pricing trends | Leased lines

Chapter 8. Trade in Telecommunication Equipment and Services

Annex Tables

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