Title: Telecommunications policy developments in Canada and their relevance to international telecommunications

Authors: Flora MacDonald

Addresses: Minister of Communications, Government of Canada, Canada

Abstract: The telecommunications sector is currently undergoing changes in markets and technologies. In response, many national governments are restructuring their telecommunications policies and regulatory approaches to the telecommunications industry. Canada is now in the midst of implementing a new telecommunications policy consistent with this changing environment. The Canadian Minister of Communications reviews experience in Canada that may be of interest to other countries and governments.

Keywords: Canada; telecommunications policy; telecommunications regulation; privatisation; networks; global telecommunications.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1988.025981

International Journal of Technology Management, 1988 Vol.3 No.5, pp.485 - 492

Available online: 26 May 2009 *

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