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Netheads versus Bellheads

Convergence of voice and data communication.


Lasting changes for future economic conditions.

Netheads
Bellheads
Data-communication
Voice-communication


Netheads and Bellheads

Starting Point:

With the spread of the Internet as an universal network, more and more other networks joint the internet. It incorporates especially many telecommunications applications.

Main topics:

  1. Development and structure of the internet, description of data communication in the internet.
  2. How data transmission in the internet works: Specific developments in data communication lead to the convergence of voice and data communication markets.
  3. The convergence of the communication services: Possibilities for infrastructural development of various networks.
  4. Technological developments for speeding up data transmission: New technology initiates forthcoming mutual competition between telephone companies and Internet Service Providers.
  5. Strategic aspects of competition have to be considered when comparing Netheads and Bellheads

        
        
        



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