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Global competition between and within standards : the case of mobile phones

Author: Jeffrey L Funk
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author summarises the development of the global mobile communications industry to date, examining how global standards have been established, and why particular firms have succeeded within these  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Funk
ISBN: 033397039X 9780333970393
OCLC Number: 47231147
Description: xv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Key theoretical issues in competition within and between standards --
3. Market and committee mechanisms in setting global standards --
4. Committee- and market-based competition in the mobile infrastructure market --
5. Committee and particularly market competition in the mobile phone market --
6. Third generation and mobile Internet standards and competition in third generation infrastructure and phones --
7. A proposed model of technological change --
Appendixes: --
1. Interviews --
2. Analysis of the first 20 GSM orders --
3. Example of standard setting in other industries that require high investments --
4. Large investments and interface ambiguities: The Internet.
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Funk.
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