Staged Competition Modelling in Broadband Business Field

G.N. Angelou and A.A. Economides (Greece)


Broadband Communications, Business Model,Competition, Decision-making, Fiber Optics Networks,Telecommunications Operators.


After the deregulation of the telecommunications’ market, municipalities and utility-based firms which own physical resources are capable of entering in this market. This paper focuses on the broadband business field and provides a model for analyzing the new perspectives for new investors in the field. It integrates, for the first time in the literature, Real Options and Game Theory under a multistage business perspective. It considers price and quantity competition for various stages of the business game in order to find the optimal business strategy. Particularly, it examines the optical fiber passive and active network implementation as business stages for entering in the broadband field.

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