Optimal Pricing for Integrated-Services Networks With Guaranteed Quality of Service

Date Added: Jan 2011
Format: PDF

Integrating multiple services into a single network is becoming increasingly common in today's telecommunications industry. Driven by the emergence of new applications, many of these services will be offered with guaranteed quality of service. While there are extensive studies of the engineering problems of designing integrated services networks with guaranteed quality of service, related economic problems, such as how to price services offered by this type of network, are not well understood.