Topical thoughts on the regulatory framework around mobile, television, telephony and the internet
The European Commission and the UK’s CMA are taking different approaches to identifying which big tech firms should be regulated. Does either offer a better template for regulating big tech companies?
Should digital platforms be regulated using clear principles or presecriptive rules? How should regulators decide which platform markets to regulate?
SPC Network and DAS have updated our System Dynamics model of investment determinants to capture the demand side shock in broadband services caused by Covid 19 and the lockdown.
Latest edition of Hexagon summarises main findings of report for BEREC
Is the Hypotehtical Monopolist Test fit for purpose to define digital platform markets? What can regulators learn from the economics of indirect constraints?
Amid calls for regulation of digital platforms can the Three Criteria Test be used to indetify where ex ante regulation is relevant?
• Draft European Electronics Communications Code places more emphasis on collective dominance. • Ex post conditions well known, but how should an NRA find collective dominance ex ante? • Guidance is needed to ensure focus on structural market conditions
How to define a market: Lessons from the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal
Britain looks to be heading for a "hard Brexit" and an interventionist industrial strategy. What will this mean for sector policy and regulation?
Will Ofcom's proposal to establish Openreach as a legally separate subsidiary of BT achieve its goals of more investment in fibre?