Int. J. of Technology Management   »   1988 Vol.3, No.6



Title: Establishing the European internal market: implications for information technology


Author: Wolfram G. Berger


Address: Federal Ministry of Economics, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany


Abstract: In recent years, the European Community has taken measures to complete the internal market in the fields of information and communications technology. These include: the opening up of public telecommunications markets, standardization of information technology and telecommunications, mutually recognized type approval of telecommunications terminals, a coordination of infrastructure planning of telecommunications administrations, programmes of research and development, regional promotion, and harmonization of the regulatory framework. The goal is complete unification of the markets by 1992.


Keywords: European Community; information technology; communications technology; unified European market; telecommunications administrations; standardisation; internal market; infrastructure planning; regulation harmonisation.


DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1988.025993


Int. J. of Technology Management, 1988 Vol.3, No.6, pp.631 - 641


Available online: 26 May 2009



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