Trevor Barr

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Conference paper

14 Nov 2011

Historically, television and media content have generally been tied to specific distribution platforms or outlets. However, multiple new players and new forces are at work now driving significant changes. Four business models have been constructed in this paper, about current initiatives for Internet based television...

Conference paper

15 Dec 2010

Notions about innovation have been essentially been ignored during the debates about Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) project. This paper draws upon the work of two established theorists on innovation, Joseph A Schumpeter and Clayton Christensen (each from a different era and holding a differing...

Conference paper

16 Dec 2009

The proposed $43 billion National Broadband Network (NBN) commitment to build higher capacity fibre networks throughout much of Australia will need many new applications and services that attract strong customer take-up to eventually justify the long term major NBN investment. This paper canvasses possible future...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008

This paper draws upon Malcom Gladwell's notion of The Tipping Point in the context of the development of new broadband services. The new Rudd Labor government has committed $4.7 billion of Australian government capital to assist in the construction of a new national fibre broadband...

Conference paper

15 Oct 2007

This paper suggests that the forgotten domain of the complex and vigorous debates about the future of higher speed broadband in Australia is the experience and expectations of users and consumers with broadband. Research to date about such user experiences, especially in Australia, has essentially...

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