Network Externality Premiums and International Telecommunication Traffic Exchange

The aim of this paper is to examine the economic impact of proposals to add a non-cost "premium" to international telecommunication charges. This work follows up on earlier OECD work which examined international traffic exchange. The paper concludes that attempts to use non-market methods,...

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Corporate Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2009
Series:OECD Digital Economy Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:The aim of this paper is to examine the economic impact of proposals to add a non-cost "premium" to international telecommunication charges. This work follows up on earlier OECD work which examined international traffic exchange. The paper concludes that attempts to use non-market methods, and distort prices, is likely to have negative implications for the provision of international telecommunication services and that competition is acting to more efficiently meet policy goals
Physical Description:49 p. 21 x 29.7cm