Telecommunication Markets

Drivers and Impediments

  • Peter Curwen
  • Justus Haucap
  • Brigitte Preissl

Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Brigitte Preissl, Justus Haucap, Peter Curwen
      Pages 1-13
  3. Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Izak Atiyas, Toker Doganoglu, Martin Reichhuber
      Pages 17-39
    3. Morten Falch, Anders Henten, Reza Tadayoni
      Pages 75-92
  4. Internet Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mélisande Cardona, Anton Schwarz, B. Burcin Yurtoglu, Christine Zulehner
      Pages 95-111
    3. Leonel Cerno, Teodosio Pérez Amaral
      Pages 157-172
  5. Broadband Issues

  6. Mobile Drivers

  7. Business Strategy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mark de Reuver, Harry Bouwman, Guadalupe Flores Hernández
      Pages 309-324
    3. Pieter Ballon, Leo Van Audenhove, Martijn Poel, Tomas Staelens
      Pages 325-340
  8. Emerging Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. James Alleman, Paul Rappoport
      Pages 397-415
    3. Johannes M. Bauer, Imsook Ha, Dan Saugstrup
      Pages 417-432
    4. Paul Rappoport, James Alleman, Gary Madden
      Pages 433-447
    5. Svetlana Petukhova, Margarita Strepetova
      Pages 449-459
  9. New Perspectives on the Regulatory Framework

About this book


Telecommunication markets are characterized by a dynamic development of technology and market structures. The specific features of network-based markets, convergence of previously separate spheres and the complex task of market regulation put traditional theoretical approaches as well as current regulatory policies to the test. This book sheds light on some of the challenges ahead. It covers a vast range of subjects from the intricacies of market regulation to new markets for mobile and internet-related services. The diffusion of broadband technology and the emergence of new business strategies that respond to the technological and regulatory challenges are treated in the book’s 24 chapters.


Content Internet Mobile Post Telecommunication Markets Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Web communication competition e-commerce information innovation regulation science and technology telecommunications

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Curwen
    • 1
  • Justus Haucap
    • 2
  • Brigitte Preissl
    • 3
  1. 1.Strathclyde Business SchoolUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Fak. Wirtschaft- und SozialwissenschaftUniversität Erlangen-NürnbergNürnbergGermany
  3. 3.Wirtschaftswissenschaften (ZBW)Deutsche Zentralbibliothek fürHamburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Physica, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7908-2081-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7908-2082-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1933
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7178
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