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Liberalization and Regulation of the Telecommunications Sector in Transition Countries: The Case of Russia (Contributions to Economics)
By Ekaterina Markova
Publisher Physica-Verlag Heidelberg | ISBN: 3790821039 | edition 2008 | PDF | 216 pages | 4,87 Mb
Telecommunications are increasingly recognized as a key component in the infrastructure of economic development. For many years, there were state-owned monopolies in the telecommunications sector. In transition economies, they were characterized by especially poor performance and high access deficits, as telecommunications were considered to be a non-profit-oriented production process intended to support the socio-economic superstructures. As a result, the starting point for the reform processes in transition countries was quite poor performed public monopolies, functioned under completely different circumstances as the peers in the market economies.