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Internet Traffic Exchange: Market Developments and Policy Challenges

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  • Dennis Weller
  • Bill Woodcock
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    This report finds that the Internet has developed an efficient market for connectivity based on voluntary contractual agreements. Operating in a highly competitive environment, largely without regulation or central organisation, the Internet model of traffic exchange has produced low prices, promoted efficiency and innovation, and attracted the investment necessary to keep pace with demand.

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    Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Digital Economy Papers with number 207.

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    Date of creation: 29 Jan 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:oec:stiaab:207-en

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    1. Kox, Henk L.M., 2013. "Cybersecurity in the perspective of Internet traffic growth," MPRA Paper 47883, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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