Performance assessment for digital convergence development in Taiwan

Wan Chi Jackie Hsu, Ming Hone Tsai, Ming Ji James Lin

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Abstract

In this research, the top six determinants of evaluation, as shown in Table 2, were selected as objectives of developing the digital convergence policy of Taiwan, they are: (1)C11 Promoting telecommunication mobile value-added services; (2) C12expediting the digitization of cable and terrestrial TV; (3) C21promoting investment and development of the convergence industry; (4) C13adjusting the scope of regulating telecommunications and broadcasting; (5) C31completing the digital convergence legislative framework and passing relevant legislation; and (6) C22 reducing the digital divide and popularizing services."For this research, opinions and comments from experts and scholars were compiled with the objective of establishing the most effective research structure and means of evaluation. Subsequently, results show that the top criteria expedite Taiwan's digital convergence is the development of high-speed broadband network infrastructure. Besides, Taiwan presently does not perform well in Harmonic Convergence Regulatory Environment. It also means that there is not a sound regulatory environment, particularly in "balance digital divide and universal service". Thus, Taiwan should first improve "Harmonic Convergence Regulatory Environment".

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManagement, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering II
Pages454-458
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013
Event2012 2nd International Conference on Management, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, ICMMM 2012 - Beijing, China
Duration: 21 Sep 201223 Sep 2012

Publication series

NameAdvanced Materials Research
Volume601
ISSN (Print)1022-6680

Conference

Conference2012 2nd International Conference on Management, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, ICMMM 2012
Country/TerritoryChina
CityBeijing
Period21/09/1223/09/12

Keywords

  • Broadband
  • Digital convergence. telecommunications and broadcasting &
  • Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP)

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