Competition-enhancing costing and pricing standards for telecommunications interconnection
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Published by National Regulatory Research Institute in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Telecommunication policy -- United States.,
  • Price regulation -- United States.,
  • Competition -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Gabel.
SeriesNRRI ;, 96-22, NRRI (Series) ;, 99-22.
ContributionsNational Regulatory Research Institute (Ohio State University)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE7781 .G33 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL731905M
LC Control Number97121488
OCLC/WorldCa35779809

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Competition, Interconnection and Price Regulation Module 2 of ICT Regulation Toolkit Updated April John de Ridder Telecommunications Economist [email protected] ACN 64 Phone 61 (02) Fax 61 (02) Mobile Traditional telecommunications cost models Traditionally, cost models were tools used by regulators to monitor and control prices for access and interconnection services which are monopolistic in nature. Over time, operators have also developed cost models to analyse their own cost structures for regulatory and business purposes. With developments. interconnection services such as local interconnect, single tandem, and double tandem. OUR's view is that either of these two approaches would be acceptable. • The types of interconnection services to be offered by a dominant fixed network shouldFile Size: KB. The Costing Methodology for the Telecommunications Sector 8 The requirement for cost-based pricing is clear in the Act in respect of interconnection services. Further, the need to adopt a single cost methodology for the telecommunications sector became even clearer to the Authority during the first interconnection dispute between TSTT and Digicel.