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Asymmetric access pricing in the Internet backbone market

Ángel Luis López

Economics Letters, 2011, vol. 112, issue 1, 3-6

Abstract: For an arbitrary number of networks, I study the impact of asymmetric interconnection charges on competition for consumers and websites in the Internet backbone market. I show that the configuration of interconnection charges has important implications for the market structure.

Keywords: Paid; peering; Internet; backbone; Access; charges; Foreclosure (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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