Telecommunication Essays

Advantages of Working from Home

There is a trend towards making jobs more mobile and allowing employees to access work remotely from home. Technology has also made a great contribution allowing people to work from home. Equipments such as computers, facsimile machines, telephones etc. have revolutionized the work industry and this trend has helped employers, employees and the state at large. An International Telework Association survey found that the number of teleworking employees grew from 41.3 million in 2003 to 44.4 million in 2005 and…

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Docomo

DoCoMo’s i-mode concept was a fresh air in the almost stagnant telecommunications market of Japan. They were ingenious enough to target the right market base along with exactly the right offerings. First of all, i-mode had the capability to keep its users connected to the internet all the time, everywhere. Apart from this, the internet services were content providers. Even though this somehow did limit the amount of websites a user can visit, the content websites were chosen in such…

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Situational Analysis

INTRODUCTION: Vodafone is one of the world’s leading company, which deals with telecommunication networking. The company provides its services all over the world with association and joint ventures with company’s subsidy (information from the company website). While talking about Vodafone in Australia, it has been made as joint venture with Hutchison and created a brand in telecommunication aspect like Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA). VHA deals with almost 7 million customers over in Australia. The company mainly focuses in partnering with…

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Telecommunications Evolution Timeline

The term “telecommunications” was adopted by the Convention Internationale des Telecommunications held in Madrid in 1932. According to King (2003) “At this point, the telegraph, the telephone, and the radio were the only widely used telecommunications media” (p.65). Forms of media included under the umbrella of “telecommunications” has dramatically expanded since the early twentieth century. Telegraph The Telegraph was the first practical means of electronic communication. Samuel Morse developed and revolutionized long distance communication with the invention of Morse code…

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Singtel Group

SingTel Group is Asias leading communications group, providing a diverse range of communication services and solutions, including fixed, mobile, data, Internet, info communications technology, satellite and pay TV. They are listed as the largest company in Singapore Exchange by market capitalization. They are also listed on the Australian Securities Exchange as a result of our acquisition of Optus, the second largest communications provider in Australia on September 2001. In addition, the SingTel Group is a long-term strategic investor in six…

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Academic Dishonesty

Course Description This course provides an overview of the telecommunications industry with focus on areas such as overview of the industry, technologies, policy, regulatory, finance, marketing, trends, distribution, business models, M&A, and the telecommunication’s environment. Objectives: ?To develop an understanding of the telecommunications industry and how its major components have an impact and interact with each other. ?To develop an understanding of why there are different business models, strategies, accounting methods, marketing and channels of distribution. Learn and apply methodologies…

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