Pricing of Coexisting Cellular and Community Networks

  • Patrick Maillé
  • Bruno TuffinEmail author
  • Joshua Peignier
  • Estelle Varloot
Conference paper
Part of the Static & Dynamic Game Theory: Foundations & Applications book series (SDGTFA)


Community networks have emerged as an alternative to licensed band systems (WiMAX, 4G, etc.), providing an access to the Internet with Wi-fi technology while covering large areas. A community network is easy and cheap to deploy, as the network is using members’ access points in order to cover the area. We study the competition between a community operator and a traditional operator (using a licensed band system) through a game-theoretic model, while considering the mobility of each user in the area.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Maillé
    • 1
  • Bruno Tuffin
    • 2
    Email author
  • Joshua Peignier
    • 3
  • Estelle Varloot
    • 3
  1. 1.IMT Atlantique / IRISARennesFrance
  2. 2.InriaRennesFrance
  3. 3.ENS RennesRennesFrance

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