Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Kosa Presentation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Kosa Presentation

489
views

Published on


0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
489
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Economic and institutional implications of network convergence Dr. Zsuzsanna KOSA, Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsFaculty of Informatics:kosa@tmit.bme.huFaculty of Economics:kosa.zsuzsa@itm.bme.h u5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 1Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 2. Convergence model: 3 dimensions• Convergence is a s n technology based d regulation market restructuring development process s n• Regulation reacts to market d technology and market s features and changes n d technology• The ICT sector T I M extends sectors5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 2Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 3. Dependency from networks• Networked industries extend and influence the economy• Reliability and security of these networks become essential• Dependency asks for regulation5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 3Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 4. Oligopol structure leads to asymmetry• There are few providers and capital concentration• There are differences in market power and information asymmetry• Asymmetry asks for regulation5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 4Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 5. Stakeholder structure & convergenceStakeholder groups: Convergence aspects:vCustomers Ø Growing supplyvProviders Ø Restructuring marketsvSuppliers Ø Rearrange supply chainvInvestors Ø Growing riskvWorkers Ø Less staff neededvRedistributors Ø More regulation neededvGeneral public Ø Interested in involvment5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 5Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 6. Historical regulation approaches• Sector specific regulation for telecom• Self-regulation for informatics,• Technical regulation for scared resources for media• Content providing as other media5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 6Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 7. Co-regulation approachDistributed duties among:• Sector-specific Regulator• General Market Regulatory Authorities• Industrial self regulators• Civil Society5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 7Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 8. Co-regulation for convergenceStakeholders: Regulation:• Sector-specific- and • Legislative framework, general- market direct regulatory regulatory institutions: empowerment is needed, (Governmental Authorities) co-opetition for duties• Industrial self co- • Fight for more self- regulators (Industrial regulation, they ask for associations) funding, risk of dominants• Civil associations, consumer groups, workers • Weak on the market, but groups, public public is sensitive on them5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 8Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 9. Globalization ofnetworked industries & regulationNetworked industries Regulation tends to be become Global: Global too:• Operators, consumers • ITU as a global regulator from the whole World seeks for consensus• Network density grows, networks extend • WTO & UN-WSYS tries to enhance the development• Internationalisation extends • EU has intensive internalThe relevance of the market regulation industrial co-regulation • US is a benchmark for EU increases5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 9Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 10. Institutional framework scenarios: “Let it be”• Let the spontaneous convergence process to act. Handle only the emerging market failures• Happy incumbents• Rather happy customer and regulator• Unhappy newcomers workers and social groups5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 10Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 11. Institutional framework scenarios: “Look it after”• Extend the existing regulatory institutions towards information and media technologies• Happy customers, newcomers and investors• Rather happy regulators• Unhappy incumbents5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 11Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 12. Institutional framework scenarios “Merging”• Merge sector-specific regulation with regulation of content• On stop shopping for consumers• Merges political issues with technical ones• Risky scenario in CEEC5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 12Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 13. Institutional framework scenarios “Federalisation”• Public utility regulatory institutes in each EU member states,• Extended sector- specific regulator at EU administration• Not matured scenario in Europe yet5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 13Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets
  • 14. Focuspoint options of sector-specific regulationqExtend the competency qCo-regulate in aliance of sector specific with Competition regulator Authority qCo-regulate with qRegulate based on industrial bodies communication with civil society5-7/10/2004 Vilnius, ITU-D Seminar on CEE 14Lithuania, EU Telecommunications Markets