Departmental Papers (ASC)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

12-2008

Comments

The final, definitive version of this article has been published in:

Monroe E. Price. Governance, globalism and satellites. Global Media and Communication 2008 4: 245-259

© SAGE Publications, Inc. at:

http://gmc.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/4/3/245

Abstract

Governing and regulating the use of communication satellites and their signals is becoming increasingly difficult for governments and multilateral organizations. This article takes forward the question arising from the characterization of satellites as `trade routes in the sky' (Price, 1999), as to whether it is more appropriate to look for regional themes and models for state intervention rather than a global system of governance.

Keywords

Eutelsat, governance, regulation, satellites, transparency

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Date Posted: 02 February 2010

This document has been peer reviewed.