ERIC Number: ED082445
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Instant World; A Report on Telecommunications in Canada.
Information Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).
Telecommission, the study of the present state and future prospects of telecommunications in Canada, began in 1969. This general report focuses attention on the main issues and problems disclosed by the 40 individual Telecommission studies and presents options for consideration. Part one of the report sets out the complex background of problems facing policy makers, offers recommendations, and defines technical terms. A second part addresses the social aspects of telecommunications, present and future. Part Three presents a brief history of the development of telecommunications in Canada. The fourth part considers the future and provides a 20-year forecast of technological developments, an examination of the uses and management of the radio-frequency spectrum, and a discussion of the contribution which telecommunication can make to development. The fifth part deals with government responsibilities, and a section summarizing the main issues identified in the studies concludes the report. (Author/SH)
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Civil Liberties, Computers, Futures (of Society), Human Development, Humanization, Information Systems, Legal Responsibility, Public Policy, Radio, Social Change, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Telephone Communications Systems
Information Canada, Department of Communications, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Information Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada