Description - A Guide to Competitive International Telecommunications by Gene Retske
Telecommunications has had, and will continue to have, an enormous impact on businesses and consumers. Driving the changes are a group of aggressive upstart telecom companies who are using new technologies and marketing methods to fundamentally change the way the telecom industry operates. Companies like ITXC, iBasis, GRIC and others, have market capitalizations in the billions of dollars. Even AT&T has announced that IP is a major strategy. All of these companies are gaining from these new technologies and marketing methods. 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 the world. It focuses on the dominant monopoly-oriented telecom giants and the nimble upstarts who are giving them a run for the money. The book gives practical advice on what it takes to start a new telecom company and make it successful. Retske points out what the issues are in this rapidly growing industry, and how to recognize the great opportunities these new technologies bring to businesses today.
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(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Gene Retske
Gene Retske is a respected authority on international long distance resale, having designed one of the first major callback systems in 1992. Since then, he has been involved in all aspects of this new industry, and is credited with assisting more telecom startups than Tariff 12. Gene's experience in telecommunications, from telephone and computer systems to long distance reselling, spans over twenty years, starting with the Bell System in 1974. Gene also founded the International Insider, a monthly reporting service containing news, industry trends and information, FCC and other regulatory actions, rate information, company spotlights, and other vital information for International telecom service providers and other interested parties. The International Insider also publishes numerous reports on the industry, its technology and the companies that are involved in it.