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Motives and means for public investment in nationwide next generation networks

Cave, Martin and Martin, Ian (2010) Motives and means for public investment in nationwide next generation networks. Telecommunications Policy, 34 (9). pp. 505-512. ISSN 0308-5961

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Abstract

There is now strong interest among governments in allocating public funds for the purpose of promoting investment in very high speed broadband. Motives include industrial policy, and the attainment of equity objectives and of economic recovery. The paper examines the various dimensions of choice over where and how to intervene. It also considers three nationwide broadband plans in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, in each of which industrial policy appears to be the major objective. combined with equity goals Particular attention is paid to the resolution of problems related to the incumbents' legacy assets

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescriptio...
Additional Information: © 2010 Elsevier
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Sets: Departments > Law
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: UT ISI:000283385700004
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2010 16:16
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/29909/

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