Regulation and Policy in the Telecommunication Industry

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TM 612

Historical perspective of telecommunications as a regulated industry; effects of regulation on industry growth in pre- and post-divestiture environments; special case of divestiture of AT&T; government regulatory agencies and processes; management issues related to business between regulated and non-regulated corporations; and tariff structures, rules, and rate-making in the regulated environment. Issues of privatization and deregulation in international telecommunications and their effects on global companies are also studied.

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