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Analysis of QoS Platform Cooperation Strategies


  • Wulf, Jochen
  • Limbach, Felix
  • Zarnekow, Rüdiger


In this paper we present a value-oriented modeling approach fort he assessment of the QoS interconnected market. This approach is based on the economics of two-sided markets and takes cross-side market externalities between networks into account. The presented model comes along with a realistic number of players and a higher level of complexity, we are proposing the use of a bottom-up, agent-based model. The novel micro-level modelling approach enables the analysis of QoS interconnection strategies. This model can be used to analyze macro-level simulation results and derive implications for the network type specific optimal interconnection stratagies.

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  • Wulf, Jochen & Limbach, Felix & Zarnekow, Rüdiger, 2010. "Analysis of QoS Platform Cooperation Strategies," 21st European Regional ITS Conference, Copenhagen 2010: Telecommunications at new crossroads - Changing value configurations, user roles, and regulation 39, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:itse10:39

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