The National Information Infrastructure:

Communications and Computing -- Converging or Colliding?

November 9, 1993

Janice Obuchowski
Annenberg Senior Fellow

Contents

Introduction
The Administration, Congress and Department of Commerce
Users: Who Needs Advanced Networks?
Providers: Who Can Deliver the Infrastructure?
From Here to There: The Policymakers' Perspective
Rapporteur's Summary and Postscript
List of Speakers

Acknowledgments

Janice Obuchowski wishes to acknowledge the staff of The Annenberg Washington Program, and Charla Rath and Jennifer McCarthy of Freedom Technologies, Inc., for their efforts in organizing the conference and in presenting this report.

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Recommended Citation: Janice Obuchowski, The National Information Infrastructure: Communications and Computing--Converging or Colliding?, (Washington, D.C.: The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University, 1994).

The opinions expressed herein are those of the author. They do not necessarily reflect the views of The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University.

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