7 August 2008. The latest issue of “ESPI Perspectives” deals with the question of what lesser developed countries can expect from satellite telecommunications in bridging the digital divide.
“Digitally divided in satellite telecommunications - What can lesser developed countries expect?” is the title of issue 10 of the “ESPI Perspectives” series. It is authored by Julia Neumann, doctoral candidate at the Institute for Air and Space Law at Cologne University. Julia Neumann is specializing in legal aspects of satellite telecommunications and is i.a. a member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and a contributor to the Cologne Commentary on Space Law. In this issue of “ESPI Perspectives” she investigates in the policy aspects of the global digital divide and analyses the potential of satellite telecommunications in closing this gap.
Julia Neumann (left) with Ambassador Peter Jankowitsch and Gerardine Goh at the occasion of the Cologne Commentary on Space Law (CoCoSL) meeting at ESPI in January 2008