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Promoting New Telecom Infrastructures

Edited by Morten Falch and Jan Markendahl

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: Promoting New Telecom Infrastructures examines how current telecom infrastructures are transforming from dedicated networks supporting either voice, data or broadcasting services to converged networks that support a wide variety of communication services, often denoted as Next Generation Networks (NGN). A current key challenge is therefore to define strategies, which can stimulate demand and investments in NGN in order to ensure development of adequate information infrastructures. With contributions from leading authorities in the field, this innovative book explores the three key themes related to this challenge and to strategies for the stimulation of demand and supply for NGN: strategies for expansion of broadband, pricing in NGN and development and pricing of mobile services.

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Innovations and Technology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D0 L0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781849804455
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Introduction Downloads
Morten Falch and Jan Markendahl
Ch 2 Regulation and Investment Incentives for Next Generation Broadband Access Networks Downloads
Mario Pietrunti
Ch 3 Lessons Learned from the Regulation of LLU for the Future Regulation of NGA Networks Downloads
Martin Lundborg
Ch 4 European Sector Regulation and Investment Incentives for Broadband Communication Networks Downloads
Harald Gruber
Ch 5 Promoting Network-Based Competition in UK Fixed-Line Markets: A Failed Policy Downloads
Michael H. Ryan
Ch 6 A Comparative Analysis of the Role of the State in Broadband Policy for Rural Areas: An Investigation of Telecommunications Policy in the United States and Canada Downloads
Sheila S. Sager, Michael W.P. Fortuanto, Theodore R. Alter and William C. Shuffstall
Ch 7 Strategic Options for Mobile Broadband Services: The Case of a Municipal WiMAX Network in The Netherlands Downloads
Bert Sadowski, Mathijs Verheijen and Alberto Nucciarelli
Ch 8 Capacity-based Conveyance Pricing in an All-IP Environment Downloads
Neil Marshall and Leo Borwick
Ch 9 Risk Sharing for Next Generation Access Networks – Necessary Adjustments of the Present European Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communication Networks and Services Downloads
Henning Never
Ch 10 Priority and Internet Quality Downloads
Jörn Kruse
Ch 11 Switching Costs in Telecommunications: Conclusions from a Hungarian Survey Downloads
László Lörincz and Péter Nagy
Ch 12 The Reconfiguration of Mobile Service Provision: Towards Platform Business Models Downloads
Pieter Ballon, Nils Walravens, Antonietta Spedalieri and Claudio Venezia
Ch 13 Understanding Adoption of Mobile Service Bundles Downloads
Harry Bouwman, Mark de Reuver and Alex Visser
Ch 14 Analysing the Stickiness of Mobile Service Usage Downloads
Hannu Verkasalo
Ch 15 Using On-net / Off-net Price Differential to Measure the Size of Call Externalities and its Implications for Setting Efficient Mobile Termination Rates Downloads
Jonathan Sandbach and Luke van Hooft
Ch 16 Mobile Regulation and the ‘Waterbed’ Effect Downloads
Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti

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