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Cost-Efficient NGN Rollout

  • Sofie Verbrugge
  • Jan Van Ooteghem
  • Koen Casier
  • Marlies Van der Wee
  • Mathieu Tahon
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7216)

Abstract

We introduce in this section potential business models for the deployment of optic fiber networks. Because Fiber-to-the-Home is deployed at a slower speed than expected, we describe the evolution in several European countries, identify the reasons of the differences, propose a holistic approach to improve the business, and present a game-theoretic model to evaluate the impact of municipality investments on the market.

Keywords

NGN rollout value network holistic approach game-theory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sofie Verbrugge
    • 1
  • Jan Van Ooteghem
    • 1
  • Koen Casier
    • 1
  • Marlies Van der Wee
    • 1
  • Mathieu Tahon
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Information Technology (INTEC)Ghent University, IBBTBelgium

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