IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/kap/netnom/v7y2005i2p115-124.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Private peering, transit and traffic diversion

Author

Listed:
  • Narine Badasyan

    ()

  • Subhadip Chakrabarti

    ()

Abstract

Private peering refers to settlement-free connectivity agreements between Internet Service Providers meant to interconnect their networks by-passing congested National Access Points. We explore the incentives for bilateral peering with particular emphasis on traffic diversion. A private peering agreement between two providers improves the quality of both and would divert traffic from third parties. This provides an incentive for peering. A three-player model is introduced and analyzed. Complication introduced by price competition and heterogeneous consumers are also studied. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Suggested Citation

  • Narine Badasyan & Subhadip Chakrabarti, 2005. "Private peering, transit and traffic diversion," Netnomics, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 115-124, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:netnom:v:7:y:2005:i:2:p:115-124
    DOI: 10.1007/s11066-006-9007-x
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s11066-006-9007-x
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

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

    More about this item

    Keywords

    peering; transit; internet service providers; C7; L14;

    JEL classification:

    • C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
    • L14 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation

    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:kap:netnom:v:7:y:2005:i:2:p:115-124. 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: (Sonal Shukla) or (Rebekah McClure). General contact details of provider: http://www.springer.com .

    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.