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Communication infrastructure and government telecommunication polices are central issues affecting both economic and social impacts of an increasingly globalized communication environment. This guide provides links to official and selected non-governmental resources that create or evaluate telecommunications policy issues.

For other sources of government statistics use the Government Statistics guide.

Books

Databases

Data & Statistics

Data: 

See the Data Centre's holdings of surveys relating to Communications.

Statistics: 

Canada

  • Connectedness series (Statistics Canada) analytical studies and research reports in the broad area of connectedness. This includes the industrial areas of telecommunications, broadcasting, computer services and Internet Service Providers as well as cross economy activities such as the Internet and electronic commerce.
  • Telecommunications industries (Statistics Canada)
  • Search The Daily by 'telecommunications statistics' to locate most current information

United States

Internantional Telecommunication Union

  • Statistics Note: Library subscribes to the ITU World Telecommunication/ICT indicators database (see databases list)

OECD

World Trade Organization

Government Information

Canada - Federal: 
Foreign: 

United States

International: 

European Union

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Unesco

World Bank

World Trade Organization

 

 

Laws & Legislation

International: 

Websites

Selected non-governmental resources relating to telecommunications policy issues:

Canada

  • Telesat Satellite communications and systems management, a privately owned operator

Ontario