Investment decisions in mobile telecommunications networks applying real options

  title={Investment decisions in mobile telecommunications networks applying real options},
  author={Sergio Luis Franklin},
  journal={Annals of Operations Research},
  • S. Franklin
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Business, Economics
  • Annals of Operations Research
This paper proposes a real options model for valuing the option to delay mobile telecommunications network investment decisions and a method for calculating the real options’ impact on mobile service costs. Ranges of option value multiples are calculated for the decisions to invest in a number of network elements, each representing a different part of the mobile network, subject to different demand and technological uncertainties. The value of the option to invest in each network element, net… 

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