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The Economics of Antitrust and Regulation in Telecommunications : Perspectives for the New European Regulatory Framework - Pierre-Andre Buigues

The Economics of Antitrust and Regulation in Telecommunications : Perspectives for the New European Regulatory Framework

By: Pierre-Andre Buigues (Editor), Patrick Rey (Editor)

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List of figuresp. viii
List of tablesp. ix
List of contributorsp. x
List of abbreviationsp. xi
Foreword and acknowledgementsp. xiii
Telecommunications and Antitrust
Introductionp. 3
The New Regulatory Telecommunications Framework
The competition policy approachp. 9
Economic aspects of the new regulatory regime for electronic communications servicesp. 27
Market Definition in Telecommunications Markets
Market definition in the telecoms industryp. 45
The approach to market definition in the Commission's Guidelines and Recommendationp. 71
Economic Analysis of Collective Dominance in Telecoms Markets
Collective dominance and the telecommunications industryp. 91
Some thoughts on collective dominance from a lawyer's perspectivep. 114
Economic Aspects of Access to Networks
Access to telecommunications networksp. 135
The price of access: the unbundling of the local loop in the EUp. 169
Competition and Allocation of Scarce Resources: the Case of UMTS
Competition in mobile communications and the allocation of scarce resources: the case of UMTSp. 185
The allocation of scarce resources, spectrum assignment and competition in mobile communications: the case of UMTSp. 213
Roundtable Discussion
Introduction to the Roundtable on the economics of antitrust and regulation in the telecoms sectorp. 239
Antitrust or regulation? US public policy in telecommunications marketsp. 243
Telecommunications and competitionp. 260
Monitoring Competition in the Telecommunications Sector
Monitoring competition in the telecommunications sector: European Commission Sector Inquiriesp. 269
The New Regulatory Framework: Main Regulatory Texts
Directive 2002/21/EC on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services (Framework Directive)p. 287
Directive 2002/20/EC on the authorisation of electronic communications networks and services (Authorisation Directive)p. 305
Directive 2002/19/EC on access to, and interconnection of, electronic communications networks and associated facilities (Access Directive)p. 317
Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users' rights relating to electronic communications networks and services (Universal Service Directive)p. 331
Commission Directive 2002/77/EC on competition in the markets for electronic communications networks and servicesp. 358
Regulation (EC) No 2887/2000 on unbundled access to the local loopp. 364
Commission Decision establishing the European Regulators Group for Electronic Communications Networks and Services (2002/627/EC)p. 369
Commission guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of significant market power under the Community regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services (2002/C 165/03)p. 372
Commission notice on the definition of relevant market for the purposes of Community competition law (97/C 372/03)p. 398
Commission Recommendation of 11/02/2003 on Relevant Product and Service Markets within the electronic communications sector susceptible to ex ante regulation in accordance with Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common regulatory framework for electronic communication networks and servicesp. 410
Indexp. 457
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ISBN: 9781843765103
ISBN-10: 1843765101
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 17.475
Weight (kg): 0.975