The History of the Internet in Thailand



The History of the Internet in Thailand
by Sirin Palasri, Steven Huter, and Zita Wenzel

Cover Design: Boonsak Tangkamcharoen

Published by University of Oregon Books.
International Standard Book Number: 0-87114-288-0
Printed in the United States of America.

Copyright © 1999 State of Oregon, by and for the State Board of Higher Education, on behalf of the Network Startup Resource Center at the University of Oregon. All rights reserved.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. NCR-961657. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
6
Summary
7
Introduction
8
Technology
9
Key People and the Volunteer Ethic
19
Thailand's Economic Model - Financing the National Network
22
Regulations and Telecommunications Infrastructure
26
The Current State of the Internet in Thailand
30
Conclusions and Analysis
45
Appendix A [Node's Configuration Details]
49
Appendix B
53
Appendix C
55
Appendix D [Glossary of Acronyms]
57
References
59

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