About the Journal

The Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy (JTDE) is an international, high quality, peer reviewed journal, indexed by Scopus and Google Scholar, covering innovative research and practice in Telecommunications, Digital Economy and Applications. The mission of JTDE is to further through publication the objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research worldwide.
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The Journal in partnership with the International Conference on Digital Economy is planning a special issue on Digital Technologies and Innovation.  The issue is planned for June 2022.  Submissions are due by 31 January 2022.  All submissions will be subject to the usual JTDE processes, including double-blind peer review, before a decision is made on publication.

You are invited to submit relevant papers for this special issue.

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Current Issue

Vol. 9 No. 3 (2021)

Published: 2021-08-24

The third issue of the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy for 2021, published in September 2021.

All papers are peer reviewed and a similarity score search is used to ensure the papers are suitable for publication. Papers are now published continuously. There are four issues per year.


Approaching the Promise of 5G

Leith H. Campbell (Author)
Abstract 120 | 453-PDF-v9n3ppiii-v Downloads 20

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Public Policy

The Broadband Futures Forum: The Rise of 5G and the NBN

Leith H Campbell (Author)
Abstract 248 | 432-PDF-v9n3pp1-11 Downloads 37

Page 1-11

Regional Mobile Telecommunications Performance

Mark A Gregory (Author)
Abstract 145 | 444-PDF-v9n3pp170-185 Downloads 14

Page 170-185

Digital Economy

Appropriate Social Media Platforms Commensurate with the Maturity of Organizations

Payam Hanafizadeh, Sepideh Shafia (Author)
Abstract 298 | 421-PDF-v9n3pp12-57 Downloads 27

Page 12-57

The Adoption of E-commerce in SMEs: the Colombian Case

Javier A. Sánchez-Torres, Sandra Patricia Rojas Berrío, Paola Andrea Ortiz Rendón (Author)
Abstract 230 | 403-PDF-v9n3pp110-135 Downloads 26

Page 110-135


6G Fundamentals: Vision and Enabling Technologies

David Soldani (Author)
Abstract 514 | 418-PDF-v9n3pp58-86 Downloads 30

An Analysis of Consumer Trends in the Telecommunications Markets of Russia and Vietnam

Quang Dang Nguyen, Khoa Van Nguyen, Tatyana Sakulyeva (Author)
Abstract 163 | 366-PDF-v9n3pp87-109 Downloads 20

Page 87-109

Universal Service and Competition

John de Ridder (Author)
Abstract 55 | 437-PDF-v9n3pp153-169 Downloads 14

Page 153-169


Emeritus Professor Reginald Paul (Reg) Coutts (1949–2021)

Peter Gerrand (Author)
Abstract 152 | 448-PDF-v9n3pp186-193 Downloads 23

Page 186-193

History of Telecommunications

Policy Legacies from Early Australian Telecommunications

Michael Alexander de Percy (Author)
Abstract 160 | 431-PDF-v9n3pp136-152 Downloads 21

Page 136-152

Revisiting the Universal Service Obligation Scheme

Simon Moorhead (Author)
Abstract 111 | 451-PDF-v9n3pp194-215 Downloads 17

Page 194-215

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