Competition in the local loop.
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Published by Paul Kagan Associates in Carmel, CA .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Telecommunication -- United States.,
  • Telecommunication policy -- United States.,
  • Competition -- United States.,
  • Local loop (Telephony)

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPaul Kagan Associates.
LC ClassificationsHE7775 .C64 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 181 p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL918320M
LC Control Number95215402

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Is competition between infrastructure providers in the local loop a conditio sine qua non for effective competition in the telecommunications market? In order to provide an answer to this ques tion, I have performed a study of the relevant literature (bot h the academic literature as well as policy documents from the OECD, several national. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: E.E.C. van Damme. However, there is mounting evidence that local loop unbundling has been less successful in promoting broadband rollout and uptake than competition both between duplicate networks of the same.   Innovation under ruinous competition -. competition TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY January/February 59 Competition in the local loop New monopolistic tendencies at the local level While the traditional `natural monopolies' are gradually being replaced by a multiple network environment, there are strong tendencies that appear to drive.

What is the aim of unbundling? It is an end in itself, or a means to an end? If the former then perhaps the answer is structural separation between wholesale and retail. If the latter, how do we know when that end has arrived? For instance, how do we measure the level of local service competition? By the market shares of the operators? Telecommunications Archive > Sector Inquiries > Local loop. Access to the last mile of telephone lines into European homes or, as specialists say, the unbundling of the local loop (ULL), is essential to develop competition for the benefit of consumers and put broadband Internet within the reach of citizens.. Unbundling of the local loop, either in the form of full unbundling or of shared. the local market. This Comment concludes that fed-eral, legislative reform is necessary to control compe-tition in the local loop and to meet the public interest. I. THE MFJ: BACKGROUND OF THE LO-CAL LOOP In the early s, it became evident to regulators ' See, e.g., Paul Keleher, Local Exchange Competition: Are.   Opening Up the Local Loop to Competition [link to this post] The biggest impediment to improving the roll out of Fast Broadband is that each of the two players guard their local loop like the crown jewels and do their best to keep the competition out. To date Virgin has managed to keep the doors to competition firmly closed whilst BT has had.

"Build or Buy Strategies in the Local Loop," Working Paper , Harvard University OpenScholar. Marc Bourreau & Pinar Doğan, " “Build-or-Buy” Strategies in the Local Loop," . The regulatory process of allowing multiple telecommunications operators the use of connections from the telephone exchange’s central office to the customer’s premises (the local loop). Learn more in: Static and Dynamic Efficiency in the European Telecommunications Market: The Role of Regulation on the Incentives to Invest and the Ladder of Investment. Line sharing – a type of local loop unbundling whereby the new entrant is afforded access to some of the copper pair so, for example, the incumbent offers voice and the entrant offers broadband to the same consumer over the same (shared) line. (OECD, p7,8) Local loop unbundling – is a policy intervention intended to make the last. The local loop, which connects a telephone to a local exchange is a two-wire (2W) circuit that carries the signals in both transmission directions. Even asymmetrical digital subscriber lines (ADSLs) use this same 2W local To connect a 2W local loop to a 4W network a circuit called a 2W/ 4W hybrid is needed.