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The Internet Challenge to Television

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$19.00 • £15.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674003897

Publication Date: 09/01/2000


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

53 digital line illustrations, 7 tables


Focusing on both the effects of government regulation on the television business and the economics of communication technology, Owen, a communications economist, presents insights in both areas that are refreshingly different from the mass of speculation recently published about the nexus between television and the Internet… Owen’s book is recommended for anyone interested in the television industry or the economics of the telecommunications industry.—B. P. Keating, Choice

An instructive…volume on emerging technology in the fields of television, telephony, and computers.Kirkus Reviews

This book provides an insightful view of the evolution of new media technologies by the leading authority on video economics.—Harold Furchtgott-Roth, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

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