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Network externalities in telecommunication industry: An analysis of Serbian market

Dejan Trifunovic, Djordje Mitrovic
2016 Industrija  
This paper deals with network competition and provides empirical analysis of market concentration, network and call externalities, access pricing, price discrimination and switching costs in Serbian mobile  ...  We have also determined that users of the network with the largest market share benefit the most from call externalities.  ...  of other network benefits from call externalities by receiving free calls.  ... 
doi:10.5937/industrija1-8886 fatcat:77wg3qyilbfe5pf646rsvs4nce

Welfare Analysis of Regulating Mobile Termination Rates in the UK (with an Application to the Orange/T-Mobile Merger)

David Harbord, Steffen Hoernig
2010 Social Science Research Network  
This paper presents results from a calibrated welfare model of the UK mobile telephony market which includes many mobile networks; calls to and from the fixed network; networkbased price discrimination  ...  ; and call externalities.  ...  the receiver benefits, or call externalities.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1564083 fatcat:gqcxzog5cffbzf57xhb2vhjn5e

Price discrimination, entry, and switching costs in network competition

Dejan Trifunovic, Djordje Mitrovic
2016 Ekonomski Anali  
Finally, we will illustrate the theoretical results with data from the Serbian mobile and fixed telephony market.  ...  Price discrimination can also be used to deter entry to the market. We will also deal with the regulator's optimal choice of access price, which should be designed to induce entry of new firms.  ...  ENTRY DETERRENCE AND CALL EXTERNALITIES Entry in both mobile and fixed telephony has become increasingly easier with the development of new technologies.  ... 
doi:10.2298/eka1609129t fatcat:cfad5hk5wvg3nmg5nv246emxwe

On-Net/Off-Net Price Discrimination and 'Bill-and-Keep' vs. 'Cost-Based' Regulation of Mobile Termination Rates

David Harbord, Marco Pagnozzi
2008 Social Science Research Network  
This paper surveys the recent literature on competition between mobile network operators in the presence of call externalities and network effects.  ...  The paper argues in favor of a "bill-and-keep" system for mobile-to-mobile termination, and presents international evidence in support of this conclusion. * This article is partly based on research undertaken  ...  In any event, the strategic incentive to engage in off-net/on-net price discrimination discussed above depends primarily upon the existence of receiver benefits from receiving calls, which is not in dispute  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1374851 fatcat:hzlvjospsfba3kyhl4qrop4fy4

Regulating prices in two-sided markets: The waterbed experience in mobile telephony

Christos Genakos, Tommaso Valletti
2012 Telecommunications Policy  
This article reviews the recent literature analyzing this waterbed phenomenon in mobile telephony and draws some more general lessons for policy interventions in two-sided markets.  ...  Regulators need to understand and account for the interdependence of prices in both sides.  ...  The opinions expressed in this paper and all remaining errors are those of the authors alone.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2011.12.014 fatcat:ptjytquxijflvikiwzy5nsi4ti

Customization of the Telecommunication Market Based on the Application of the Concept of Service Products [chapter]

Natalia V. Vasilenko, Alexey J. Linkov
2018 Telecommunication Networks: Trends and Developments [Working Title]  
Saturation of the market in the conditions of oligopoly and sophistication of consumers stimulate the telecommunication companies to include in their market offer the service products of all three types  ...  Customization of the Russian market of telecommunication services is carried out taking into account its strong state protectionism, which is conditioned by the strategic importance and the high social  ...  More than 1.8 million subscribers refused to use mobile telephony services in 2015.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.79030 fatcat:xmofdvynv5fk3mivwmhvyxa4tm


Dr. Honoré Ouédraogo, Dr. Théophile Bindeouè Nassè
2020 International journal of management & entrepreneurship research  
As for our approach, it is based on an exploration based on a case study in the mobile phone sector investigated in 2018 in BurkinaFaso, especially in the city of Ouagadougou.  ...  This paper focuses on the relationship between economic intelligence (EI, understood in the informational sense of the term, Martre (1994) and performance.  ...  Acknowledgements The research team wants to acknowledge the support of the editorial board of the International Journal of Management & Entrepreneurship Research and the different respondents and the Telecel  ... 
doi:10.51594/ijmer.v2i5.181 fatcat:hm4nc6rm3nayla2efstioq4rw4

Competition in Communication Networks: Pricing and Regulation

R. Mason
2001 Oxford review of economic policy  
If a mobile network raises its termination charge, it gets the full benefit and shares with other mobile networks the reduction in the number of calls received.  ...  This system, known as CPP (calling party pays) is adopted almost in every country in mobile telephony, with the notable exceptions of Canada and the US where there is a RPP system (receiving party pays  ... 
doi:10.1093/oxrep/17.3.389 fatcat:unedcxckpjcjbch2keyllglfy4

Cooperatives in Bolivia: Customer ownership of the local loop

Joan Calzada, Arturo Dávalos
2005 Telecommunications Policy  
Cooperatives may have incentives to increase the interconnection charges that they receive from long distance firms to cross-subsidise the prices of local calls.  ...  Cooperatives have been used by the inhabitants in rural areas to gain access to telecommunications.  ...  We are grateful for comments received at the ITS European Regional Conference in Berlin. The authors also want to thank referees for their comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2005.03.002 fatcat:m3m3nx63rjcg5clyw6bxh4l2fq

Market Penetration and Late Entry in Mobile Telephony

Steffen Hoernig
2008 Social Science Research Network  
We consider some two dynamic models of entry in mobile telephony, with and without strategic pricing, and taking into account market penetration at entry, locked-in consumers and tariff-mediated network  ...  Asymmetric fixedto-mobile or mobile-to-mobile termination rates increase (decrease) market share and profit of the network with the higher (lower) rate.  ...  benefits of mobility or mobile-to-fixed calls.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1291952 fatcat:b4cym6qumzazlmgqsg7o7lzzz4

New Paradigm Models in Digital Media Business (IP TV and Mobile TV)

2020 Media Dialogues – Medijski dijalozi  
Therefore, the article proposes the creation and adoption of four strategic approaches in emphasizing the economies of aggregation: the Tripleand Quadruple-Play Bundling Strategies, Two-Sided markets,  ...  The purpose of this article is to analyze the role of the economies of aggregation in new and digital media (IP TV and Mobile TV) business.  ...  Ideally, the economies of aggregation can be based on four crucial strategic and economic concepts: Triple-and Quadruple-Play Bundling Strategies, Two-Sided markets, Complementors and Network Externalities  ... 
doi:10.14254/1800-7074/13-3/1 fatcat:bu7lwzwrwbhmllsueyrufjlrbu

Characteristics and application of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) in enterprises

Damian Dziembek, Tomasz Turek
2018 Informatyka Ekonomiczna  
On this basis, the essence of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is presented as a new communication model. Next, the benefits and risks resulting from the use of UCaaS were pointed out.  ...  The last part of the article describes examples of the practical implementations of UCaaS in Polish enterprises.  ...  The basic tools integrated within UC systems include: • Telephony and Voice: including traditional phone calls (PSTN), IP telephony, mobile calls, computer telephony (soft telephony) and video telephony  ... 
doi:10.15611/ie.2018.4.04 fatcat:6fb4ql67jjdpzb7o4c73e6mzje

How can entrepreneurs benefit from user knowledge to create innovation in the digital services sector?

Stephen Flowers, Martin Meyer
2020 Journal of Business Research  
The Innovation Opportunity Space framework is introduced and applied to the analysis of giffgaff, a UK-based mobile telephony supplier.  ...  The theoretical contribution of the paper proposes a reappraisal of the notion of spillovers, user knowledge and firm boundaries in the digital services sector.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank four reviewers for their helpful comments and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.01.025 fatcat:fqhro6zh35cjxm4oz5atudh4dm

Regulation and Competition in the Turkish Telecommunications Industry [chapter]

Izak Atiyas
2010 The Political Economy of Regulation in Turkey  
Specifically, the degree of competition has been higher in the mobile segment relative to fixed telephony or broadband.  ...  This chapter provides an overview of the state of liberalization, competition, and regulation of major segments of the telecommunications industry in Turkey.  ...  The market share of FTS operators was 10 percent in domestic long distance (interprovince) calls, 18 percent in calls to mobile and 26 percent in international calls.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-7750-2_8 fatcat:k5nabmep5ndrfdizechhkw7may

The New Cycle of Internationalisation of a Southern European Telecommunications Company at the Early 21st Century: Telefónica

Ángel Calvo
2021 Culture and History  
with O2 and the penetration of subjectively distant markets - China.  ...  The telecommunications sector entered the new millennium with a new paradigm, defined in four terms: mobile and global in nature, private, competitive and with interests in different sectors.  ...  and IT and in the transition to the predominance of the mobile telephony.  ... 
doi:10.30560/ch.v1n1p11 fatcat:jtelmlsazfagpmy6e3nmt5wp5m
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