Sylvia Chan-Olmsted

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witnessed multiple mergers involving leading telecommunications companies. The marriages between TCI, Media One and AT&T and MCI Worldcom and Sprint set the stage of a rapidly changing global telecommunications market as both AT&T and MCI Worldcom acknowledged their plans to build competitive advantages in the world market through such alliance strategies.(More)
As telecommunications and computing technologies continue to evolve and shape the global business environment, the broadband Internet readiness of a country becomes an increasingly significant aspect in affecting a country's global competitiveness. that the two nations' differences in their broadband Internet developments might be explained by a combination(More)
Successful diffusion of 3G mobile is necessary for the provision of many advanced applications via the mobile platform such as mobile broadband Internet and video. The current deployment of 3G services is significantly more developed in some countries than others. Through a regression analysis of 106 observations, this study examines the factors affecting(More)
Despite the proliferation of social media and the widespread adoption of these diverse communication tools, there is a lack of studies that conceptualize the characteristics of social media as perceived by users and compare the perceived characteristics or benefits of different social media types. This study examines the user perceptions of six main groups(More)
This study examines and compares the cross-border mergers/acquisitions and international joint ventures of newspaper, magazine, radio, broadcast television, and cable television firms in the last fifteen years. Specifically, it investigates these media firms' changing international acquisition and partnership preferences in nations and sectors. The issue of(More)