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Title: Oversight of telecommunications regulatory agencies


Author: Daphne Rixon, Mary Furey


St. Mary
s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, Canada.
Information Systems, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John
s, NL, A1B 3X5, Canada


Abstract: The devolution of regulatory authority to agencies raises the issue of government's responsibility to ensure such agencies meet the needs of citizens. This paper examines the respective roles of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and the federal government in ensuring that citizens receive reliable telecommunications services.


Keywords: telecommunications; Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission; government responsibility; regulatory authorities; telecoms regulations; regulatory agencies; service reliability; Canada.


DOI: 10.1504/IJITST.2011.041293


Int. J. of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, 2011 Vol.3, No.3, pp.223 - 239


Available online: 16 Jul 2011



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