Effectiveness and efficiency in the build-up of high-speed broadband platforms in Australia and New Zealand

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dc.contributor.author Beltran, Hector en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-28T02:01:48Z en
dc.date.issued 2013-09 en
dc.identifier.citation Communications and Strategies, 2013, (91), pp. 35 - 55 en
dc.identifier.issn 1157-8637 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/24284 en
dc.description.abstract The government of Australia is investing close to AUD $37.4 billion into the deployment of a nationwide broadband network, the National Broadband Network (NBN). Likewise, the New Zealand national broadband initiative, whereby the government is currently building a nation-wide fibre-optics network known as the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network, is investing NZD $1.5 billion with a similar amount expected from private partners. This paper analyses key elements in the plans developed by Australia and New Zealand while inquiring about the pros and cons of the approach followed by each country, specifically referring to the effectiveness and efficiency with which their fibre-based access networks are being built. The paper summarises results from recent literature on the reasons for public intervention in broadband expansion and builds an analytical framework that inquires on the extent to which each broadband initiative has been an effective vehicle of fibre-based, broadband expansion and their efficiency in the transition towards fibre-based broadband. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Communications and Strategies en
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dc.title Effectiveness and efficiency in the build-up of high-speed broadband platforms in Australia and New Zealand en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 91 en
pubs.begin-page 35 en
pubs.author-url http://www.idate.org/en/Digiworld-store/No-91-Public-private-interplay-in-the-telecom-industry_751.html en
pubs.end-page 55 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 406772 en
pubs.org-id Business and Economics en
pubs.org-id Info Systems & Operations Mgmt en
dc.identifier.eissn 2116-0341 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2013-09-24 en


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