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Japan's stumbling policy for competition in the telecommunications industry

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Japan's reform policy of telecommunications, in more than 10 years, has ended with no remarkable results. The reason is the failure of the policy which gave priority on the development of the industry over the promotion of benefit to users. In this paper, the focus is on the policy towards a competitive market, which is central to the debates concerning the NTT review. We argue that the reform policy failed because it inclined towards forming a protective structure for new entrants, instead of promoting competition, by providing theoretical considerations as well as empirical analysis.

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  • Omura, Tatsuya, 1997. "Japan's stumbling policy for competition in the telecommunications industry," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 127-141, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:telpol:v:21:y:1997:i:2:p:127-141
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    1. Pennings Jacqueline & Kranenburg Hans van & Hagedoorn John, 2005. "Past, Present and Future of the Telecommunications Industry," Research Memorandum 015, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR).

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