United States government policy towards cellular communication has a direct impact on the rate of innovation of new cellular technologies. Analysis of public policy and a series of case studies will explore the benefits of policies which foster an open environment which allows cellular devices the ability to connect to the cellular infrastructure free from cellular network provider control. This paper will analyze the impact of Carterfone rules on cellular networks and discuss how these rules have helped foster innovation in other industries.While Verizon does not currently allow third party devices they will allow any device to connect to their network in 2008.65 ... reached the customer the customer may contact the cellular carrier to obtain the specific unlock code for their phone.
|Title||:||The Cellular Empire, Dominion to Democracy: A Policy Analysis of Open Access on Innovation|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|