This book is about pricing issues in modern communications networks. Recent technology
advances, combined with the deregulation of the communication market and the
proliferation of the Internet, have created a new and highly competitive environment for
communication service providers. Both technology and economics play a major role in
this new environment. As recent events in the marketplace make clear, the success of a
communication services business is not guaranteed by new technology alone.
Although every effort has been made in the preparation of this book to ensure the accuracy of the information contained therein, this book is provided ”as-is” and the publisher, the author(s), their distributors and retailers, as well as all afﬁliated, related or subsidiary parties take no responsibility for any inaccuracy and any and all damages caused, either directly or indirectly, by the use of such information. We have endeavoured to properly provide trademark information on all companies and products mentioned in the book by the appropriate use of capitals.
In Oracle Database, the OracleJVM has a new memory model for sessions that connect
to the database through a dedicated server. Since a session using a dedicated server is
guaranteed to use the same process for every database call, the Process Global Area is
used for session specific memory and object allocations. This means that some of the
objects and resources that used to be reclaimed at the end of each call can now live
Thus, rather than merely being an exercise of redactive skills, writing enhances one’s
ability to ‘see’ by enabling the writer to abstract and objectify his/her understandings
from his/her concrete involvements (Ong, 1982).
For the pre-service teachers of this study, tutoring an ESL student in writing and
reflecting on that experience through the maintenance of journals were designed as
experiences that would provide them with opportunities to critically examine ways in
which ESL learners develop writing skills in English.
For many of us, the tragic events of September 11, 2001,
changed everything. Those whose lives were directly touched
by the loss of a loved one, a job, or a place to live were forced
to rethink their goals and their lives. For the millions of us who
watched the events in stunned horror from the safety of our
homes that morning, the need to rethink things was gentler and
yet, for many, no less insistent. We suddenly were reminded that
there is no guarantee of tomorrow. As the shock was barely wearing
off, millions of Americans from every walk of life responded
to the events of September 11th...
With the Windows 2000 architecture, countless new storage technologies do much more than just complicate
your backup and recovery strategy. Many of these technologies will actually make storage management on
your network much simpler.
The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed here are those of the authors and do not
necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank or the governments
The World Bank cannot guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work. The boundaries,
colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this work do not
imply on the part of the World Bank any judgment of the legal status of any territory or the endorsement
or acceptance of such boundaries....
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We pay the reasonable cost of towing your car to the nearest repairer or place
of safety if it is damaged and cannot be safely driven. The amount we will pay
under this benefit will depend on where the accident takes place and what
transport options are available.
The Just Car Lifetime Repair Guarantee
The quality of the workmanship and the materials we authorise in the repair of
your car will be guaranteed for the life of the car. See pages 14 for details.
We cover your replacement car
If you replace your car with another car, we will insure the replacement car from...
The Company seeks to provide a comprehensive range of sub-funds with the purpose of spreading investment risk and satisfying the
requirements of investors seeking income, capital conservation and growth.
In carrying out the investment objectives of the Company, the Board of Directors at all times seeks to maintain an appropriate level of
liquidity in the assets of the sub-funds so that redemptions of Shares under normal circumstances may be made without undue delay
upon request by shareholders.
Network Service Providers continue to operate under increasing demands for
guaranteed service reliability. Providers that are actively deploying new
technology and networks are carefully scrutinizing all components that go into
a deployment for performance and reliability. Fiber optic cable assemblies are
no exception. To help ensure network integrity, service providers have turned
to standards organizations, suppliers and independent test agencies to
develop programs that can ensure fiber optic cable assembly performance and
The audit procedure illustrated here should guarantee consistent, high quality IS audits and the
ability to compare the results of audits. In all steps, the audit procedure is to be documented by the
IS audit team in an orderly and understandable manner.
All working documents created to perform an IS audit for a Federal Agency are to be classified as
”VS – Nur für den Dienstgebrauch” (RESTRICTED). The individual classification is with the
office head and the affected assistant advisors, and possibly in co-operation with the Data
In Germany, the cheque has never become as important as it has in many other countries of the
western world. In terms of numbers it accounts for a mere 1.3% of all cashless transactions, in terms
of value just 2.7%. It is used for only 0.1% of all payments at retailers. On account of the increase in
more efficient debit card payments, the importance of the cheque is steadily decreasing. A further
decline in cheque payments in retail business can be expected as the eurocheque guarantee ceased
at the end of the year 2001. Although the number and value of...
THE INTERNET has created thousands of new opportunities for consumers to gather information, make choices and do business. But it also has opened up new problems for law enforcement and opportunities for criminals. Many scam artists, who once used telephones and the mail to reach victims, now have turned to the Internet as a more effective and cheaper way to defraud more consumers. With so many Web sites and e-mails offering products and services, Missourians may find it more difficult to distinguish legitimate offers from fraudulent ones.
The question is whether this is also true for loans to small- and medium-sized enterprises
(SMEs). Proponents of public banks argue that only savings banks can guarantee the pro-
vision of loans to SMEs. Therefore, the Italian reforms may have impaired the availability
of SME loans. Furthermore, the reforms led to a consolidation wave, reducing the number
of banks from 1,088 in 1992 to 788 in 2003, and raising the average bank size from 1,014
million Euros in 1992 to 2,754 in 2003 (Engerer and Schrooten 2004, Körnert and Nolte
2005, OECD 2002).
The National Settlement Service allows participants in private-sector
clearing arrangements to do multilateral funds settlements on a net basis
using balances in their Federal Reserve accounts. The service provides
an automated mechanism for submitting settlement information to the
Reserve Banks. It improves operational eff iciency and controls for this
process and reduces settlement risk to participants by granting settlement
f inality for movements of funds on settlement day.
Even though we re-analysed data from the most representative data source available at
this moment, the ECHP, there is no guarantee that what has been found in a single
data set will be reproduced in other data sets. There is an urgent need for analysis of
additional data sets, including data on new EU member states. In addition, systematic
reviews or meta-analyses are needed to assess the causal effect of ill-health on
earnings in the European Union.
Promote high standards of provision and delivery of library and information services
Encourage widespread understanding of the value of good library & information services
Represent the interests of our members throughout the world
Lectures "Marketing management - Chapter 12: Product strategy" provides students with the knowledge: Product characteristics and classifications; product and service differentiation; product and brand relationship; packaging, labeling, warranties and guarantees. Invite you to refer to the disclosures.
Guests that stay at small accommodations to expect friendlier service, but this does not always guarantee good service. To improve service quality most small accommodations depend on informal, on-the-job training of staff rather than formal training. Therefore, VTOS for small accommodation operations will support and help owners/entrepreneurs improve the quality of their staff and service, and therefore help grow the business and build the reputation of the hotel or enterprise and attract more business through referrals or word of mouth recommendations.