IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/eee/telpol/v17y1993i5p331-340.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

The economics of mobile telephony in east and central Europe : The case of the Czech Republic

Author

Listed:
  • Doyle, Christopher

Abstract

Telecommunications requires modernization and expansion in eastern and central Europe. The shortage and poor quality of fixed networks elevates the role to be played by mobile telephony. This article examines how mobile telecommunications have developed in the Czech Republic under a high tariff regime. It is proposed that the structure of the industry be reformed to promote competition, and recommended that a price cap be imposed and new entry permitted. Following entry, price regulation should be maintained to prevent any predatory pricing by the incumbent operator, but once a new entrant has established itself regulation could be relaxed or completely removed.

Suggested Citation

  • Doyle, Christopher, 1993. "The economics of mobile telephony in east and central Europe : The case of the Czech Republic," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 17(5), pages 331-340, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:telpol:v:17:y:1993:i:5:p:331-340
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0308596193900488
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version below or search for a different version of it.

    Other versions of this item:

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:telpol:v:17:y:1993:i:5:p:331-340. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dana Niculescu). General contact details of provider: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/30471/description#description .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.