Korea's Telecom Services Reform Through Trade Negotiations

Nae-Chan Lee and Han-Young Lie

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780226386775
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226386782 | DOI:
Korea's Telecom Services Reform Through Trade Negotiations

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This chapter examines the implications and lessons of regulatory reform and trade liberalization in the telecommunications services sector in Korea. It discusses the history of the deregulation process and explains how Korea has transformed the market since 1990 by taking advantage of the opportunities given by trade negotiations. This chapter also explores the impact of the most recent regulatory reforms made in conjunction with World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations on basic telecommunications on market performance with respect to contestability and competition.

Keywords: trade liberalization; regulatory reform; telecommunications services sector; Korea; deregulation process; trade negotiations; WTO; competition

Chapter.  14050 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business and Management

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