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Broadcasting and Telecommunications Industries in the Convergence Age: Toward a Sustainable Public-Centric Public Interest

Hwanho Choi
2018 Sustainability  
issues) related to convergence in the broadcasting and media industries.  ...  Social and consumer welfare, and not profit or industrial growth, should dictate the public interest orientation in the broadcasting and media industries.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10020544 fatcat:mq5fslhtyjfwbptu2mjdazn37m

Oligopolization of Global Media and Telecommunications and its Implications for Democracy

Barney Warf
2007 Ethics, Place and Environment  
This trend has been driven largely by deregulation, the search for economies of scale, and digital convergence, as firms explore a global market in search of opportunities for profit.  ...  telecommunications firms to acquire and control foreign firms, and relaxing cross-industry ownership rules that prohibited firms in one telecommunications sector from operating in and controlling firms  ... 
doi:10.1080/13668790601153465 fatcat:pooqetzjpbhg5lk5lbcz4egwqy

Lightening the Load: An Exploratory Analysis of Divestiture Strategies of Major Media Firms

Daphne Eilein Landers
2004 Journal of Media Business Studies  
The goal of this exploratory research article is to ascertain the divestiture strategies-and divestiture determinants-of major media firms since the Telecommunications Act of 1996.  ...  The deregulatory law has led firms to engage in extensive mergers and acquisitions. Similarly, media firms have divested numerous operations.  ...  For instance, Disney's Creative Content/ Consumer Products, Viacom's Entertainment, and Time Warner's Entertainment and Digital Media segments utilized this downsizing and closure/termination strategy  ... 
doi:10.1080/16522354.2004.11073422 fatcat:pzzelt2ml5ebfa3oejpkorr2ii

Cross-Sector Competition in Telecommunications

Jochen Wulf, Rüdiger Zarnekow
2011 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
With regard to the telecommunications sector, particularly high level cross-sector competition with the media industry is identified, as well as strong diversification activities in the software sector  ...  This article analyses cross-sector competition in the telecommunications industry on the basis of the diversification activities of ICT companies.  ...  Regarding the involvement of companies from other ICT sectors in the telecommunications industry, it can be said that firms from the media and hardware equipment sectors have significant involvement but  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-011-0177-1 fatcat:mncgae7whrhbjoyaf32izwqpee

Market-Driven Management, Global Markets and Competitive Convergence

Elisa Rancati
2010 Symphonya Emerging Issues in Management  
very distant (competitive convergence).  ...  Globalisation causes previously distinct global economies to converge into a single large market, thus generating fusion between competitive environments that are not only differentiated but also often  ...  The typical result of a price war is surrendered profits all around.  ... 
doi:10.4468/2010.1.08rancati fatcat:ojkcur3lhnedbisnm52w632tci

From the myth of cyberspace to the political economy of computer communication

Vincent Mosco
2012 Revista Comunicação e Sociedade  
entertainment and information.  ...  Digitization processes and distributes signals in packets that vary in size depending on the nature of the network.  ...  called the "digital armor" that significantly constrains the capacity to copy and share digital media.  ... 
doi:10.17231/comsoc.7(2005).1209 fatcat:dvdnmxpmfnam3gaz2ssl6qlocu

A Framework for Analyzing Emerging Business Models: Cases of China's Media Industry

Ping Gao
2008 Electronic Markets  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS An early version of this paper was used in teaching two MSc courses at Copenhagen Business School (Business Model in Information Age module) and The University of Manchester (Information  ...  I am grateful to the participating students who provided valuable input and feedback. I thank Yujiao Zhang and Heng Zhou for their research assistance.  ...  The two cases are examples of new business models as a result of the digital convergence, which has brought together the telecommunications operators and entertainment media to explore new business opportunities  ... 
doi:10.1080/10196780802420729 fatcat:2hws7cnnsfbe3n6zfwyrmvb274

The Application of EC Competition Policy to the Media Industry

Petros Iosifidis
2005 JMM - The International Journal on Media Management  
This is the unspecified version of the paper. This version of the publication may differ from the final published version.  ...  access and consumer choice in the European media and communications industry.  ...  Although bottleneck facilities are not new in the communications industries, the transition to digital television and impending convergence introduces the potential for new series of bottlenecks related  ... 
doi:10.1207/s14241250ijmm0703&4_2 fatcat:zv2zqbqdhfd3xls2syyvobdzbu

The Application of EC Competition Policy to the Media Industry

Petros Iosifidis
2005 JMM - The International Journal on Media Management  
This is the unspecified version of the paper. This version of the publication may differ from the final published version.  ...  access and consumer choice in the European media and communications industry.  ...  Although bottleneck facilities are not new in the communications industries, the transition to digital television and impending convergence introduces the potential for new series of bottlenecks related  ... 
doi:10.1080/14241277.2005.9669426 fatcat:2s642uw7ivag7ljecegfs7b4oe

Technological convergence: a strategic perspective

C. Borés, C. Saurina, R. Torres
2003 Technovation  
Our objective in this paper is to study the economic determinants of the strategies of the firms. With this aim, we review some key technological and demand aspects.  ...  The information and communication technologies (ICT) sectors are in a process of technological convergence.  ...  In this paper, we study the so-called technological convergence, a process by which the telecommunications, broadcasting, information technologies and entertainment sectors (collectively known as ICT-Information  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0166-4972(01)00094-3 fatcat:unqbroy77vcpxbvbueysydpe2e

Sources, characteristics and effects of emerging technologies: Research opportunities in innovation

Raji Srinivasan
2008 Industrial Marketing Management  
Not surprisingly, therefore, managers are challenged to develop strategies to cope with the threats posed by emerging technologies and leverage the opportunities posed by them.  ...  In this article, I identify several research questions that emerge from the sources, characteristics and effects of emergent technologies in the area of organizational innovation.  ...  , retailing, music, movies, and media industries.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.12.003 fatcat:rdh2tdvhsrfqxbfu2kftuqbdqi

Business Modelling and Convergence [chapter]

Veronika Gustafsson, Erich J. Schwarz
2013 Media and Convergence Management  
To understand that business models in modern businesses presume convergence of technology, stakeholders and value creation 4.  ...  In the wide world everything is as it used to be, but here, high above the small city the  ...  Complementarity and convergence eventually bring strange bedfellows to a firm, yet in the long run this experimentation may turn quite profitable.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36163-0_2 fatcat:pu66aig4abh53aymazraogr4um

Strategic focus of incumbents in the European telecommunications industry: The cases of BT, Deutsche Telekom and KPN

H.L. (Hans) van Kranenburg, John Hagedoorn
2008 Telecommunications Policy  
In particular, in the European telecommunications industry incumbent firms have faced important challenges from new technologies, liberalization and the convergence of markets.  ...  This study investigates the internal and external strategic choices that telecommunications firms, operating in a dynamic network environment, make to adapt to changes and to respond quickly in order to  ...  The authors would also like to thank two anonymous referees, the editor of this journal, Annelies Hogenbirk, and the participants at the Media Management and Transformation Center conference 2004, World  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2007.08.005 fatcat:buncgztdmzda5clmgcwoqodtda

An Accidental Success Story: The Forced Diversification of Quebecor Media

Marc Edge
2011 Journal of Media Business Studies  
Diversification is a potentially important strategy for media businesses because they are more subject than firms in most industries to variations in the business cycle.  ...  In media, diagonal integration was popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s under the strategy of convergence, which typically saw newspaper companies partner with television broadcasters.  ... 
doi:10.1080/16522354.2011.11073527 fatcat:nt5h46jtn5gpvknpbovtkubmxm

Over-the-Top Video Services in India: Media Imperialism after Globalization

Scott Fitzgerald
2019 Media Industries  
The article assesses the specific dynamics of platform growth in the country in relation to the interplay between new digital infrastructures, including fiber-optic cables, broadband networks, and smartphones  ...  This article reviews the rapid growth of over-the-top (OTT) video services in India, such as Voot, Hotstar, Netflix, and Amazon, and places their development in the context of the dominant trends and business  ...  convergence between tech companies and outsourced content production via digital platforms also represents an essential change in the industrial structure of media, albeit a less utopian one.  ... 
doi:10.3998/mij.15031809.0006.206 fatcat:5n5a6dbuevetbctdijsfutepny
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