Giovanni Camponovo

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Self-organized networks might be a disruptive technology in the mobile telecommunication industry, posing a credible threat to the current network operators' dominance of mobile applications and services. Indeed, with the emergence of wireless broadband networks based on clusters of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) hotspots, self-organized networks might(More)
In strategic prospective, scenario thinking and negotiation processes, the analysis of the actor game plays an important role. Such an analysis intends to rank the stakeholders' positions on many strategic issues, assess the convergences and divergences, and anticipates coalitions and conflicts. Many models and tools have been proposed and used which rest(More)
The widespread adoption of wireless LAN has paved the way for the emergence of a compelling alternative to cellular networks for obtaining Internet access on the move. This has generated interesting opportunities to a variety of players to position in the mobile industry as Wireless Internet Service Provider. Mobile network operators have insofar managed to(More)
Samuel Bendahan is a doctoral candidate in management at the HEC School of Business, the University of Lausanne. His research interests include organizational behavior, negotiation, and actor-issue analysis. Giovanni Camponovo is a doctoral candidate in information systems at the HEC School of Business, the University of Lausanne. His research interests(More)
Mobile payment is a very promising service which is still in an early stage of development. Various solutions have been proposed with disparate success. This can partially be explained by the immaturity of the market, by the inex-istence of proven business models for the various actors, and by the presence of several unresolved technological and business(More)
Mobile Customer Relationship Management (CRM) services seem to have all the characteristics commonly associated to successful mobile services and have accordingly been predicted among the most promising ones. Yet, the real development of this sector has not been well explored so far, especially in relation to the actual supply of mobile CRM services to the(More)
— The development of wireless communities has accelerated with the emergence of firms that incorporate this concept into a commercial business model. This hybrid community approach, where a company supports a community of individuals sharing their access points with each other, shows great promise to reach a global status as shown by the example of FON and(More)
The emerging use of WLAN technologies to provide WISP services in public locations has been a hot topic in the mobile industry as it threatened traditional mobile operator business models and their revenues. In contrast, some observers argued that this was simply an unjustified hype as WLAN would play a minor role or be integrated by mobile operators in(More)