Investment and welfare implications of the ownership structure of overlapping networks

Abstract

We analyze the impact of the ownership structure of cable television …rms on the incentives to upgrade the cable networks to o¤er telecommunication services. First, we show that dual ownership of a local telephone network and a cable network, compared with separate ownership, may increase or decrease incentives to invest in upgrading the cable television… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.infoecopol.2007.08.001

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@article{Brito2008InvestmentAW, title={Investment and welfare implications of the ownership structure of overlapping networks}, author={Duarte Brito and Pedro Pereira}, journal={Information Economics and Policy}, year={2008}, volume={20}, pages={38-53} }