South Korea's and Japan's telecommunications sectors developed rapidly, especially in high-speed, low-priced broadband. We argue that both countries are engaged in strategic liberalization, fostering competition to reach specific goals. However, different political dynamics pushed their initially similar policy regimes apart. Korea retained its managed competition regime while Japan experienced a regime shift.
Research Article| June 01 2007
The Political Economies of Broadband Development in Korea and Japan
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (3): 481–504.
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Kenji Kushida, Seung-Youn Oh; The Political Economies of Broadband Development in Korea and Japan. Asian Survey 1 June 2007; 47 (3): 481–504. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.3.481
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