This book provides vital information on the business, technical, legal and practical considerations in the 'New Telecom World Order'. The book offers a complete overview of the new technologies and marketing methods that new competitors are using around t

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Section I: History of Telecom Competition

chapter 1|6 pages


chapter 2|6 pages

126 Years of Telecom History

chapter 3|2 pages

The Quiet Revolution

chapter 4|2 pages

The State of the New Telecom World

chapter 5|6 pages

The Great American Experiment

chapter 6|6 pages

International Callback

chapter 8|4 pages

Least Cost Routing Carriers

chapter 9|4 pages


chapter 10|2 pages

Changes on the Horizon

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Section II: The Impact of The Internet

chapter 11|6 pages

The Emergence of the internet

chapter 12|4 pages


chapter 13|4 pages

Impact of VoIP

chapter 14|2 pages

VoIP Clearinghouses

chapter 15|8 pages

Commodity Exchanges

part |2 pages

Section III: Interoperability

chapter 16|2 pages

Switching Platforms

chapter 17|14 pages

Legacy Systems

chapter 18|8 pages

Packet Switching vs. Circuit Switching

chapter 19|10 pages

VoIP Network Architecture

chapter 20|4 pages

Internet Telephony

chapter 21|10 pages

An Introduction To Voodoo Technology

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Section IV: Legal and Regulatory lssues

chapter 22|4 pages

A Regulatory Perspective

chapter 23|4 pages

Privatization VS. Liberalization

chapter 24|4 pages

Accounting Rates —A Major Issue

chapter 25|2 pages

Proportion Return

chapter 26|4 pages

IP Specific Issues

chapter 27|4 pages

Ike ITU, and Otter Madera Dinosaurs

chapter 29|6 pages

The End of Global Regulation

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Section V: Business Strategy

chapter 30|20 pages

Running a Telecom Business

chapter 31|4 pages

Applications Sell, Technology Doesn’t

chapter 32|12 pages

Quality of Service

chapter 33|2 pages

Free Long Distance

chapter 34|4 pages

ENUM Services

chapter 35|12 pages

How the Heck Do You Make Money?

chapter 36|8 pages

A View of the Future