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Connecting the nation : an historical institutionalist explanation for divergent communications technology outcomes in Canada and Australia

De Percy, Michael Alexander

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Australia's slow rate of progress in rolling out broadband technologies became a major election issue in 2007, resulting in the National Broadband Network (NBN), the largest public infrastructure investment in Australia's history. Numerous international comparative reports reveal that Australia's lag in the deployment of broadband technologies in relation to Canada, another geographically large, sparsely populated federal system, is significant. Nevertheless, Australia's poor broadband...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156065
DOI: 10.25911/5d514f57acdb6

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