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Tariff-quality Equilibrium and its Implications for Telecommunications Regulation

Authors Yan, Xu View this author's profile
Thong, James Y.L. View this author's profile
Issue Date 2003
Source Telecommunications Policy , v. 27, (3-4), April 2003, p. 301-315
Summary This paper provides an empirical analysis of the effects of telecommunications liberalisation on the fixed line telecommunications oprators' strategy formulation in Hong Kong. The analysis is based on an innovative experimental. methodology to measure the level of quality of the major telecommunications operators in an international simple resale-based competitive market. A major finding is that intensified competition will lead to a tariff-quality equilibrium. Consequently, we discuss an appropriate regulatory regime for service quality. (C) 2003 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Note The author "Yan, Xu" is an error on the published paper; it should be "Xu, Yan"
ISSN 0308-5961
Language English
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