Monday, June 17, 2013
The role of cable TV operators as a facility based competitor in the local broadband market: A case study from three competitive areas in Japan
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
Nami Yonetani & Minoru Sugaya (Keio University) present The role of cable TV operators as a facility based competitor in the local broadband market: A case study from three competitive areas in Japan.
ABSTRACT: This study conducts a case study in areas which Cable Internet penetration is high, and focuses on the role of Cable TV operator as a facility-based competitor. The how and why of active facility-based competition is analyzed through the case study. In according with above, this study also presents two models of an active facility-based competition in the local broadband market by examining the impact of local informatization policy on local broadband market structure and Cable TV operators. The composition of this paper is as follows. Section 1 describes an association between this paper and previous studies. Section 2 describes materials and method. Section 3 describes results and discussion and section 4 is the conclusion.