Chris Tolmie's research while affiliated with Ascom and other places

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Article
Asian carriers are looking to hybrid services networks in order to stay ahead of customer needs in a complex, deregulating market. A hybrid services network is based on the technical ability of a carrier to provide very cost-effective services to corporations on a single platform (a service access multiplexer) that supports most - if not all - the...

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... The increasing importance of SSEs in many countries is systematically documented by recent research (Cambell and Allen, 1987;Humphrey and Hubert, 1996). The role of SSEs in the post-industrial era in advanced countries as an engine of economic growth and employment is evident, especially as automation reduced employment opportunities in large scale sector employment growth and as most economic vitality was provided by the continued growth in small-scale business enterprises (Tolmie, 1996). SSE growth was facilitated by external structural market forces such as the deregulation of many service industries and the boom in the growth of services and high tech industries which led to entrepreneurial culture. ...