Beyond the Era of Convergence
Edited by Hitoshi Mitomo, Hidenori Fuke and Erik Bohlin
The objective of this book is to present a comprehensive evaluation of the smart revolution, including its social and economic impacts. It proposes a modern framework to help assess how recent Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can contribute to societies as a whole. The authors offer a guide to how advanced network technologies have led to a greater variety of applications and social networking services. These allow people to connect with each other both at a more personal and global level, and will ultimately herald a new era of ICTs that will shape the “digital society".
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- The Smart Revolution Towards the Sustainable Digital Society
- Chapter 1: The dominance of the IT industry in a converging ICT ecosystem
- Chapter 2: Model analysis of the two-sided market of the mobile broadband business: in Japan and worldwide
- Chapter 3: Digital power shift from network to smart devices: how will regulators cope with digital power?
- Chapter 4: Empirical analysis of the relationship between social media use and product innovation: focusing on SNS use and social capital
- Chapter 5: Efficiency of transport infrastructure and ICT development
- Chapter 6: Telecommunication service countermeasures against disasters: Japanese people’s willingness to pay for telecommunication services
- Chapter 7: The role of media and ICT to motivate people to take post-quake recovery action: an evidence of the ‘Pythagorean effect’
- Chapter 8: Customer service quality and incomplete information in mobile telecommunications: a game theoretical approach to consumer protection
- Chapter 9: Industry-specific patterns inherent in personal information leakage incidents in Japan: analyses of an incident database
- Chapter 10: Smart devices, fixed/mobile convergence and the cloud: some medium-term regulatory challenges
- Chapter 11: Problems with international mobile roaming: excessive deregulation works against users’ interests
- Chapter 12: An estimation of marginal WTP for variety in the broadcasting platform
- Chapter 13: The impact of newly emerging media on traditional media platforms in Taiwan: a co-opetition perspective
- Chapter 14: The Australian digital market: opportunities and challenges
- Chapter 15: NGA networks as basis for a sustainable digital society: European country studies (Germany, the UK, the Netherlands and Switzerland)
- Chapter 16: Understanding market definition, relevant market and significant market power (SMP) frameworks in the EU
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