• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
The Telecoms Trade War: the United States, the European Union and the World Trade Organisation (Hardback)
  • The Telecoms Trade War: the United States, the European Union and the World Trade Organisation (Hardback)
zoom

The Telecoms Trade War: the United States, the European Union and the World Trade Organisation (Hardback)

(author), (author)
£110.00
Hardback 526 Pages / Published: 15/01/2001
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

If one were to believe the politicians and pundits in the trade press,the world is in midst of a "telecoms revolution," resulting from (the) deregulation and new competitive opportunities represented by the 1997 World Trade Organisation Agreement on Basic Telecommunications Services. This may be true. Unfortunately, however, the actions of many regulators and industry participants more accurately reveal not a telecoms "revolution" but instead a growing telecoms trade war that is dangerously close to spiralling out of hand. In this book, Naftel and Spiwak review U.S. and European competition and regulatory initiatives post-WTO and provide both a useful roadmap to today's U.S., EU and WTO telecoms regulation and an examination of various case studies to illustrate their points. In so doing, the authors discover unfortunately the sad reality that, despite the political rhetoric, regulators on both sides of the Atlantic have eschewed innovative and indeed productive solutions to create a market structure conducive to long-term competitive rivalry. Instead, the authors demonstrate that current policies reveal a growing cynicism towards the maximisation of consumer welfare that will be difficult - if not outright impossible- to remove.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781841130149
Number of pages: 526
Weight: 893 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 40 mm

You may also be interested in...

In Your Defence
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Innocent Man
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Law Express: Criminal Law
Added to basket
I Let Him Go
Added to basket
£16.99   £12.99
Hardback
The Greatest
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Secret Barrister
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
Law Express: Tort Law
Added to basket
Life in the UK Test: Study Guide 2018
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Law
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Life in the UK Test: Study Guide & CD ROM 2018
Added to basket
The Rule of Law
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Case for Impeachment
Added to basket
I Let Him Go
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.