Continentalizing Canadian Telecommunications: The Politics of Regulatory Reform

Continentalizing Canadian Telecommunications: The Politics of Regulatory Reform

By: Vanda Rideout (author)Paperback

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Rideout focuses on the protection of the public interest, a crucial element neglected by most recent studies, and shows that although alliances have been formed between labour, consumers, and public interest activists, significant disagreements over issues such as free trade, long distance and local competition, and a targeted subsidy program for very low-income Canadians have meant that this united front has not been able to counter the forces of the new neo-liberal telecommunication policy regime. Continentalizing Canadian Telecommunications details the complex relationships between the various corporate and government interests, shows how the changes they brought about have locked Canada's telecommunications system into the orbit of the US system, and discusses the implications this has for Canadians.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773524521
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780773524521
  • ISBN10: 0773524525

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