Topical thoughts on the regulatory framework around mobile, television, telephony and the internet
This edition of Hexagon summarises a report by SPC Network commission by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law exploring how Dynamic Competition was assessed in the the Microsoft/Activision and Meta/Giphy CMA enquiries.
A reflection on the lessons learned from 20 years of ex ante market reviews
The benefits for business customers have been widely discussed, but it is important that regulators do not ignore the benefits of 5G for residential consumers.
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