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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Network Neutrality And Congestion Sensitive Content Providers: Implications For Service Innovation, Broadband Investment And Regulation

    The authors consider a two-sided market model with a monopolistic Internet Service Provider (ISP), network congestion sensitive Content Providers (CPs), and Internet customers in order to study the impact of Quality-of-Service (QoS) tiering on service innovation, broadband investments, and welfare in comparison to network neutrality. They find that QoS tiering...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    A Dynamic Structural Model of User Learning in Mobile Media Content

    Consumer adoption and usage of mobile communication and multimedia content services has been growing steadily over the past few years in many countries around the world. In this paper, the authors develop and estimate a structural model of user behavior and learning with regard to content generation and usage activities...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Software Innovation And The Open Source Threat

    In this paper the author studies how innovation investment in a software duopoly is affected by the fact that one of the firms is, or might become Open Source. Firms can either be Proprietary Source (PS) or Open Source (OS) or have different initial technological levels. An OS firm is...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Entrepreneurial Innovations In Network Industries

    The authors contribute to the literature network effects by allowing entrepreneurs to sell their innovations to incumbents in addition to entering the industry. They identify three new effects. Stronger network effects make selling innovations attractive, as incumbents bid up the sales price in fear of letting a rival obtain the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Entrepreneurial Innovations In Network Industries

    The authors contribute to the literature network effects by allowing entrepreneurs to sell their innovations to incumbents in addition to entering the industry. They identify three new effects. Stronger network effects make selling innovations attractive, as incumbents bid up the sales price in fear of letting a rival obtain the...

    Provided By NET Institute

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Software Innovation And The Open Source Threat

    In this paper the author studies how innovation investment in a software duopoly is affected by the fact that one of the firms is, or might become Open Source. Firms can either be Proprietary Source (PS) or Open Source (OS) or have different initial technological levels. An OS firm is...

    Provided By NET Institute

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Network Neutrality And Congestion Sensitive Content Providers: Implications For Service Innovation, Broadband Investment And Regulation

    The authors consider a two-sided market model with a monopolistic Internet Service Provider (ISP), network congestion sensitive Content Providers (CPs), and Internet customers in order to study the impact of Quality-of-Service (QoS) tiering on service innovation, broadband investments, and welfare in comparison to network neutrality. They find that QoS tiering...

    Provided By NET Institute

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    A Dynamic Structural Model of User Learning in Mobile Media Content

    Consumer adoption and usage of mobile communication and multimedia content services has been growing steadily over the past few years in many countries around the world. In this paper, the authors develop and estimate a structural model of user behavior and learning with regard to content generation and usage activities...

    Provided By NET Institute