Worldwide Competitive Markets
- Extremely competitive with more than 5000 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the US alone.
- Heavy competition in this area may lead to a shake out in the near future.
World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement (1997)
- commitments by 68 countries to open, deregulate or lessen regulation in their telecom markets
Multi-national telecom companies
- US companies offering services in Europe, South America
- European companies offering services in USA