The regulation of international telecommunication services : a new approach

A.C.M. Nugter, J.M. Smits

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This article examines the regulatory framework of the ITU and its current approach to the new telecommunication environment. Furthermore, it concretates on the regulatory framework of telecommunication services within the EC and the criteria this EC framework offers to distinguish between different telecommunication services. Finally, this article translates these criteria to the regulatory activities of the ITU and its member States with a view toward examining whether such a translation can be of any help in overcoming the momentous problems in differentiating between various telecommunication services. From this, a practical concept for regulating international telecommunicationis generated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-218
Number of pages26
JournalNorth Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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