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Do incumbents have incentives to degrade interconnection quality in the internet?
(Working paper; Arbeidsnotat, 2003-12)
In this paper we analyze the interconnection incentives for firms that have an installed base of customers and that also compete for new customers. We show that the small firm may be harmed in the competition for new customers if the customers in the installed bases are charged a high price, since this makes the large firm more aggressive. It is also shown that the price charged to the installed ...
Why potential entry may increase platform sponsors' profit
(Working paper; Arbeidsnotat, 2005-09)
In this paper we analyze the incentives for platform sponsors to open up their networks for independent rivals. We show that open access may increase the platform sponsors’ profit levels and enhance quality improving investments.