It is imperative that China comes to grips with several significant impediments to ensure the establishment of a strong telecommunications and high-technology sector. Uncertainties over copyright, intellectual property rights, patents and privacy protection remain as a brake on the inflow of ideas, capital and technology into the sector.
The underlying objective of the regulators must be to create an open and certain environment which encourages innovative and affective penetration of communications-related technology for private and business use. It is only through the creation of such as environment that China will take full advantage of the global communications revolution. Furthermore, the advancement of business education is another factor that will help the high-technology sector reach its potential.