The Information and Communications (INFOCOM) Industry: Emerging Scope (B)

Published 01 Jan 1994
Reference 4382
Topic Strategy
Region Global
Summary

The note describes the emerging scope of the information and communications industries treated as a single entity, being brought about by the combined change forces of technological progress and deregulation.

Teaching objectives

The note is intended to help the reader think about strategies for firms in the global information and communications industry. In describing the forces that are breaking down the barriers between subsectors, the reader is encouraged to consider new opportunity horizons, as well as new competitive threats for firms in the industry.