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dc.contributor.advisor Michael A. Cusumano. en_US Narravula, Tharunidhar, 1961- en_US
dc.contributor.other Management of Technology Program. en_US 2005-08-22T23:37:29Z 2005-08-22T23:37:29Z 2000 en_US 2000 en_US
dc.description Thesis (S.M.M.O.T.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Management of Technology Program, 2000. en_US
dc.description Also available online at the DSpace at MIT website. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 71-72). en_US
dc.description.abstract The telecommunications industry is highly competitive. Many of the players in the Carrier, Commercial and Network Construction Service markets are looking to have financial, personnel, marketing, other resources and other competitive advantages such as B2B Internet services. Increased consolidation and· strategic alliances in the industry, resulting from the Telecommunications Act of 1996 is giving rise to significant new competition in the industry. In addition to this, the advent of the Internet has made the traditional circuit-switched telephony no longer efficient and economical, and to a certain extent obsolete. The less expensive and easily maintainable IP-switched networks are in greater demand. Information age has made Ecommerce the process of empowering the organizations for information exchange using digital technology. This study includes an analysis of the effect of the above factors on a network operator's business. It also consists of the case studies of two new-age network operators, Level 3 and Qwest. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Tharunidhar Narravula. en_US
dc.format.extent 72 leaves en_US
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dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
dc.rights M.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.subject Management of Technology Program. en_US
dc.title B2B strategy for network operations en_US
dc.title.alternative Business-to-business strategy for network operations en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US S.M.M.O.T. en_US
dc.contributor.department Management of Technology Program. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 45494412 en_US

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