Digital SPC Switching Technology--Foreign Technology Assessment
Final rept. Jun-Dec 90,
INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
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This paper provides a foreign technology assessment of digital switching technology. Leading suppliers of digital switching technology are identified although the United States holds a large part of the market, major companies in France, Sweden, Japan, the U.K., and Germany are also important. These countries, along with Belgium and Canada, are the most innovative and technically advanced. A listing is provided of transfers of digital switching technology to non-COCOM countries through licensing and joint ventures which reflects the widespread dissemination of this technology. Detailed technical specifications are provided for selected digital switching systems worldwide. The report concludes that considering the degree to which the technology is in place, that control of digital switching technology may not be feasible.
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