Telecommunications in Canada

Telecommunications in Canada

by Robert E. Babe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802058310

ISBN-13: 9780802058317

Pub. Date: 04/01/1990

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This study provides Canada's first comprehensive, integrated treatment of the emergence and development of key communication sectors: telegraph telephones, cable TV, broadcasting, communication satellites, and electronic publishing. By focusing on real institutions, actual (and frequently predatory) business practices, and law and regulatory policies, in both

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This study provides Canada's first comprehensive, integrated treatment of the emergence and development of key communication sectors: telegraph telephones, cable TV, broadcasting, communication satellites, and electronic publishing. By focusing on real institutions, actual (and frequently predatory) business practices, and law and regulatory policies, in both historical and contemporary perspectives, Babe helps demystify current communication issues.

Stressing the flexibility of communication 'technologies' on the one hand, and the element of corporate power on the other, Babe reintroduces the principle of corporate/governmental responsibility for communication outcomes, a principle that has been largely drowned out by the shrill cries of 'Information Revolution.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802058317
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press
Publication date:
04/01/1990
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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