Proposed EU regulation should create competition for mobile roaming, but will regulators be happy if some consumers pay lower prices than others?
What standard should a regulator or competition authority apply when determining if a dominant firm has been margin squeezing its competitors: the Equally Efficient Operator (EEO) or Reasonably Efficient Operator (REO)?
How can a regulator incentivise a monopoly provider of an essential input to be efficient, to deliver quality and be innovative? This report for Australian communications services company Optus proposes regulatory action to achieve these aims
We continue to find a strong relationship between the effectiveness of the regulatory environment and investment. Countries which score highest in the ECTA Regulatory Scorecard, tend to enjoy higher levels of investment.
A database of SOEs in the EU. Data have been compiled from several sources.
Politicians have set ambitious targets for the availability and use of Next Generation Acces, but will the regulations encourage the market to deliver or hinder development?
This paper identifies the importance of providing access on equivalent terms to all operators using Next Generation Networks. The report looks at the reality of competition in telecommunications, the UK experience of setting up a functionally separated acc
This paper prepared for NGNuk explores whether the charging principles applicable in current generation networks, such as Calling Party Network Pays, remain appropriate once Next Generation Networks are implemented.
In this brief paper we explore the relationship between price, wealth and broadband adoption to determine the importance of price as a driver of demand.