Revisiting the 1965 Centenary of the International Telecommunication Union

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Simon Moorhead

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History of Australian Telecommunications, International Telecommunication Union, Richard E. (Dick) Butler

Abstract

The Journal republishes an historic paper from 1965 by Richard (Dick) Butler, later to become Secretary General (1983–1989) of the International Telecommunication Union, on the ITU and its influence on telecommunications standardisation in Australia during in its first century (1865–1965).

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Butler, R. E. (1965, October). Australian Interests in the International Telecommunication Union. The Telecommunication Journal of Australia, 15(3), 174–176.
ITU. (2023a). ‘About International Telecommunication Union (ITU)’. Available at https://www.itu.int/en/about/Pages/default.aspx
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