Convergence and Emerging Technologies: Issues Faced by the Regulator

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dc.contributor.author Muhoro, Daniel G
dc.contributor.author Kennedy, Ian G
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-28T16:49:03Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-28T16:49:03Z
dc.date.issued 2005-12-15
dc.identifier.citation Muhoro, D., & Kennedy, I. (2005). Convergence and emerging technologies: Issues faced by the regulator. The Southern African Journal of Information and Communication (SAJIC), 6, 74-93. https://doi.org/10.23962/10539/19807 en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn ISSN 1607-2235 (print version)
dc.identifier.issn ISSN 2077-5040  (online version)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/19807
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.23962/10539/19807
dc.description.abstract Convergence is taking place in the telecommunications, broadcasting and information technology industries. Services that in the past were offered only on one platform are now offered on any platform by the three industries. The evolution of convergence has led to an increased demand for access to services and content. This, in turn, has led to the development of new technologies that offer high throughput to the end user. The regulator is now faced with the challenge of regulating the converging environment and dealing with spectrum management issues that arise due to the emerging technologies. This article reviews the issues faced by the regulator due to convergence and emerging technologies.
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg en_ZA
dc.title Convergence and Emerging Technologies: Issues Faced by the Regulator en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA
dc.citation.doi https://doi.org/10.23962/10539/19807
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3787-2801


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    Articles on universal access, broadband deployment, regulatory challenges of convergence, educational informatics

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