Wholesale Markets in Telecommunications
AbstractIn telecommunications some operators have deployed their own networks whereas others have not. The latter firms must purchase wholesale products from the former to be able to compete on the final market. We show that, even when network operators compete in prices and offer homogenous products on the wholesale market, that market may not be perfectly competitive. Based on our theoretical analysis, we derive some policy implications for the broadband and the mobile telephony markets.
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Date of creation: Jun 2007
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upstream and downstream markets; vertical integration; telecommunications;
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