LIRNEasia is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
See our story here.


LIRNEasia@10 - LIRNEasia is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. Check out our timeline of events

‘ICT INFRASTRUCTURE IN EMERGING ASIA: Policy and Regulatory Roadblocks’ launched

booklaunch.JPG

LIRNEasia’s new book, ICT Infrastructure in Emerging Asia: Policy and Regulatory Roadblocks, was unveiled on the 16th of December at the IIT-Madras Campus. The first copies of the book were handed over to Chief Guests of the event, Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala and Professor William Melody.

Edited by Professor Rohan Samarajiva and Ayesha Zainudeen and co-published by Sage Publications and the IDRC, this well-structured volume brings together scholars, practitioners, former regulators and policy makers to address the problem of expanding ICT connectivity in emerging Asia. It centrally engages the widespread claim that technology by itself—independent of policy and regulatory reform—can improve access to ICTs. In doing so, it shows that complex workarounds are possible, but they are significantly less effective than the appropriate policy and regulatory reforms.

More information on the book is available here. Media coverage can be seen here.

Search

Research Mailing List

Enter your email for research updates:

Login

Flickr Photos