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Limits to Growth in Telecom Markets?

  • Jan-Petter Saether
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Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 33)

Abstract

Technological change and demand are critical factors for the development of traffic, cost, revenue and profitability in telecommunications. In this paper I am going to discuss specially how future demand for telecommunications might develop with respect to driving forces and limitations.

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Gross Domestic Product Data Communication Price Elasticity Income Elasticity Video Conferencing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan-Petter Saether
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  1. 1.Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority(NPT)Europe

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