Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Rodolfo Salalima Authors Telecommunications in the Information Revolution
Globe Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Advisor Rodolfo A. Salalima, a recognized authority in the field of telecommunications law, launches his new book titled: “Telecommunications in the Information Revolution”.
The book is a compilation of the law and jurisprudence on telecommunications and of insights on the evolving language and fundamental issues of the Internet revolution. It helps provide understanding on the current communications technologies that help shape the change in people’s lives and lifestyles. It is also used as a textbook filled with legal commentary for law students, and as a reference material for industry practitioners and non-lawyers.
According to Salalima, the book is an attempt to make it easier for ordinary readers to comprehend current technologies on telecommunications, broadcasts, and disruptive innovations, “ I hope that this may help influence others in understanding these technologies or contribute in the utilization of these technologies not only as tools for better social networking and communications but also, for nation building and growth.”
Chancellor Adolfo S. Azcuna of the Philippine Judicial Academy and former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court shared his appreciation of Atty. Salalima’s new book, “ He has done us all a good turn once again. I am delighted to see him produce another masterpiece. This book on Telecommunications in the Information Revolution is vintage RAS, a handy source of practical advice as well as a thorough treatment of the subject.”
The book launch will happen at the Radiate Room, the Loft of the Globe Tower, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig on October 9, 2015. If you wish to have a copy of the book, you may buy at the UP Law Center, Malcolm Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.
About the Author: Atty. Salalima is a recognized authority in the field of telecommunications law. He is one of the principal authors of the NTC rules of procedure. He is on the roster of Lecturers in the Supreme Court’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program for lawyers and has served as resource person and Philippine delegate in various local and international fora. He is President of the Philippine Chamber of Telecommunications Operators; Chief Legal Counsel and spokesperson of a leading telecom company in the country; and Vice Chairman of the International Telecommunication Union Council working group for the amendment of the ITU Constitution and Convention where he represents the Asia-Pacific region.