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Universal service obligations in a competitive telecommunications environment.

Patrick Xavier

Universal service obligations in a competitive telecommunications environment.

by Patrick Xavier

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Publications and Information Center [distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Telecommunication policy.,
  • Telecommunication -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesInformation computer communications policy ;, 38
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE7645 .X38 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL561872M
    ISBN 109264146644
    LC Control Number96145870
    OCLC/WorldCa34095970

    UNIVERSAL SERVICE: A CONCEPT IN SEARCH OF A HISTORY. UNIVERSAL SERVICE entered the vocabulary of American telecommunications in The slogan “one system, one policy, universal service” was coined by Theodore Vail, the President of AT&T, and propagated in the company’s annual reports from to 5. Its appearance came. Abstract. This chapter of the book represents the second step of the comparative analysis and deals with developments at the European level. In its composition it mirrors Chap. 3 on the WTO and starts with an investigation into the developments that led to the liberalisation of the telecommunications services market at the European level. Further, it establishes when and why the necessity for.

      This paper attempts to examine the question of the continued relevance of Universal Service (“US”) in a competitive telecommunications environment. Keeping the scope of examination limited to the European Union (“EU”), the essay seeks to appreciate the concept of US as interpreted and applied under the prevailing regulatory environment. [2 April ] The date public for comments on proposed revisions to the universal service and access obligations imposed on Rain Networks has been extended to 24 April (previously 2 April ), with the date for Rain's responses extended to 26 June (previously 12 April ). ICASA Media Release ___ [15 March ] ICASA is.

    Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) intends to deliver high Internet speed up to 50Mbps. It will be piloted in Gaborone, Francistown, Maun and would later be rolled out to other parts of the country by Canada. In , Canada announced a universal service obligation . The Q&A gives a high level overview of communications law, including authorisation and licensing, universal service obligations, spectrum use, access and interconnection, data protection and security, price regulation, subscriber management, and outsourcing and telecommunications.


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Universal service obligations in a competitive telecommunications environment by Patrick Xavier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Universal service is a focal point of telecommunications policy in the s, not only in the United States, but in every other country that has begun to liberalize or deregulate its. Universal service obligations in a competitive telecommunications environment.

Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ; Washington, D.C.: OECD Publications and Information Center [distributor], © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource. Universal Service in a Competitive Local Exchange Telecommunications Environment Paperback – by Donald M.

Gale (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $Cited by: 1. Gale, Donald Michael (M.S. Telecommunications) Universal Service in a Competitive Local Exchange Environment Thesis directed by Professor James H.

Alleman The telecommunications industry has evolved into a very competitive industry since Aggressive competition is the norm in the long distance, equipment. Productivity Commission Report into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation USO arrangements were put in place before the widespread availability of mobile and broadband services.

In Aprilthe Government requested the Productivity Commission (PC) undertake an inquiry into the future direction of the USO in an evolving. The concept of “universal service obligation” (USO) has been around for decades; however, its definition continues to change.

The notion that the last mile of fixed-line access should be subsidized has spread around the world, despite well reasoned arguments and empirical evidence that the policy is and was a failure. Universal service is an economic, legal and business term used mostly in regulated industries, referring to the practice of providing a baseline level of services to every resident of a country.

An example of this concept is found in the US Telecommunications Act ofwhose goals are. to promote the availability of quality services at just, reasonable, and affordable rates. Costing and Financing Universal Service Obligations in a Competitive Telecommunications Environment in the European Union Study for DG XIII of the European Commission Final Report Bad Honnef, October The opinions expressed in this Study are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.

Gallet C., Toledano J. () The Cost of the Universal Postal Service in a Competitive Environment: Lessons from Telecommunications. In: Crew M.A., Kleindorfer P.R. (eds) Managing Change in the Postal and Delivery Industries.

Universal service is the principle that all Americans should have access to communications services. Universal service is also the name of a fund and the category of FCC programs and policies to implement this principle.

Universal service is a cornerstone of the law that established the FCC, the Communications Act of Since that time, universal service policies have. Setting universal service policy, identifying telecommunication service providers and operators, who are subject to universal service obligations and defining these obligations in accordance with Telecom Act 10/; Defining the un-served areas, which deserve subsidies from the universal service fund pursuant to the policy.

SECTION 5: UNIVERSAL SERVICE OBLIGATIONS Universal service obligation should be a tool for facilitating affordability and equitable access to telecommunications services; Universal service obligations should be embedded in the licence of each operator and be.

Costing and financing universal service obligations in a competitive telecommunications environment in the European Union. Final report By Werner Neu. Read Book PDF Online Here ?book=PDF Universal Service in a Competitive Local Exchange Telecommunications Environment. This Comment discusses the main issues raised at a recent workshop on the universal service obligation.

In a competitive environment is there a need to rethink what we mean by the terms ‘universal service’ and ‘universal service obligation’.

Controlling Universal Service Funding and Promoting Competition Through Reverse Auctions 4) No "Winner Takes All" Auctions -- "Winner takes all" auctions are inconsistent with achieving universal service in the modern competitive telecommunications environment in the U.S.

and, therefore, mechanisms to encourage active bidding will be necessary. Berne, - The Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) is launching the competitive tender for the new universal service licence. The licence will cover the entire national territory and will run for 10 years from 1 January ComCom will award this licence by the end of June Therefore, universal service obligations could in some cases be allocated to operators demonstrating the most cost-effective means of delivering access and services, including by competitive or comparative selection procedures.

Corresponding obligations could be included as conditions in authorisations to provide publicly available services. This Instrument is the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation (Standard Telephone Service—Requirements and Circumstances) Determination (No.

1) 2 Commencement. This Instrument commences on the later of: (a) the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments; or. Telecommunications in Pakistan describes the overall environment for the mobile telecommunications, telephone, and Internet markets in Pakistan.

In Pakistan was the world's third-fastest growing telecommunications market. Pakistan's telecom infrastructure is improving dramatically with foreign and domestic investments into fixed-line and mobile networks; fiber systems.

The liberalisation of the telecommunications sector has undoubtedly contributed to the spread and adoption of mobile telephony across Africa but evidence also points to the fact that coverage gaps persist in some locations - mainly rural and remote areas - which are either unserved or order to address this problem, governments across Africa have established universal service.On the 10 May the Government introduced the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards Act) Amendment Bill (No.1) to enable the Minister to determine a universal service provider's net universal service cost (NUSC) for up to three years in advance, and to give carriers some certainty about the universal service.universal service obligations where this is the least costly technology.

See Commission Communication of 13 March on universal service in the perspective of a fully liberalised environment, COM(96) 73 and Commission Communication on general .