The Platformisation of the European Mobile Industry
AbstractThis paper argues that the structure of the mobile communications industry is being decisively affected by 'platformisation', yet in a present context of strong 'platform ambiguity'. It introduces the concept of gatekeeper roles to compare current mobile platform initiatives, and proposes a typology of platforms to characterise the various models encountered.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by IDATE, Com&Strat dept. in its journal Communications & Strategies.
Volume (Year): 1 (2009)
Issue (Month): 75 (3rd quarter)
Mobile Platforms; Business Models; Gatekeeping; Platform Typology;
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