Ultrabroadband Competition in Two-Sided Markets

Communications & Strategies, Special Issue, November 2008

18 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2009  

Armando Calabrese

University of Rome I

Massimo Gastaldi

University of L'Aquila

Irene Iacovelli

University of Rome, Tor Vergata

Nathan Levialdi Ghiron

University of Rome, Tor Vergata

Date Written: April 7, 2009

Abstract

In this paper we study the competition among triple play operators, each one characterised by different attributes. We propose a mathematical model which analyses the impact of convergence between communication and telecommunication platforms on their pricing strategies.

Keywords: ultrabroadband innovation, two-sided platforms, triple play, telecommunication, communication industries

JEL Classification: L96, O31

Suggested Citation

Calabrese, Armando and Gastaldi, Massimo and Iacovelli, Irene and Levialdi Ghiron, Nathan, Ultrabroadband Competition in Two-Sided Markets (April 7, 2009). Communications & Strategies, Special Issue, November 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1374393

Armando Calabrese (Contact Author)

University of Rome I ( email )

Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
Roma, Rome 00185

Massimo Gastaldi

University of L'Aquila ( email )

Irene Iacovelli

University of Rome, Tor Vergata ( email )

Via di Tor Vergata
Lazio

Nathan Levialdi Ghiron

University of Rome, Tor Vergata ( email )

Via di Tor Vergata
Lazio

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