This work offers professionals and students an understanding of the regulatory, economic, business, and public policy considerations associated with entry into global telecommunications markets from a commercial governmental and legal perspective. The primary focus of this work is on the regulatory environment, and how it impacts market access strategies and implementation of these strategies. The text addresses the issue of how to structure a venture so that it can operate within differing regulatory regimes. It provides an overview of market access for a variety of technologies including Internet, data services, voice, mobile services, and more. This information resource includes an overview of the tools available to help professionals ensure that a competitive market is created and fostered on a day to day basis.