Continentalizing Canadian telecommunications the politics of regulatory reform by Vanda Rideout

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .

Written in English

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  • Telecommunication policy -- Canada

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementVanda Rideout.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22487331M
ISBN 100773524258

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