Telecommunications regulatory reform in small island developing states the impact of the WTO"s telecommunications commitment by Siope Vakataki "Ofa

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Newcastle upon Tyne .

Written in English

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  • Telecommunication policy,
  • Telecommunication

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Siope Vakataki "Ofa
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LC ClassificationsHE8620.7 .O33 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
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Open LibraryOL25342359M
ISBN 101443835234
ISBN 109781443835237
LC Control Number2012429420
OCLC/WorldCa772000768

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