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Telecomunicaciones, convergencia y regulación


  • Ana Teresa Aldana J.

    () (Universidad Externado de Colombia)

  • Azucena Vallejo C.

    () (DANE)


This paper provides an analysis of the convergence process in the development of the telecommunication sector and evaluates its impact on market structure and policy in Telecommunication and Information Technologies (ICT), in order to identify sensitive regulatory issues and some aspects that have not yet been discussed in depth. Regulatory models have responded to the challenges raised by the market and technological development, but models that can anticipate innovations are still required. Thus, the need arises for a new generation of regulation that can generate synergies to harmonize the regulations that govern the sector’s industries, and to assess the impact of policies on social, economic and cultural rights associated with the ubiquity of networks and information.

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  • Ana Teresa Aldana J. & Azucena Vallejo C., 2010. "Telecomunicaciones, convergencia y regulación," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 12(23), pages 165-197, July-Dece.
  • Handle: RePEc:rei:ecoins:v:12:y:2010:i:23:p:165-197

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    regulation and industrial policy; technological change government policy;

    JEL classification:

    • L5 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy


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