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dc.contributor.authorMuck, Johannesen_US
dc.contributor.authorHeimeshoff, Ulrichen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-30en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-31T12:53:13Z-
dc.date.available2012-10-31T12:53:13Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-86304-070-3en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/65677-
dc.description.abstractWe explore the existence of first mover advantages in mobile telecommunications markets. Building on a data set comprising monthly penetration rates, market concentration, number of active operators, and market shares of 90 followers from 33 OECD countries, we estimate a dynamic growth model. Our analysis delivers five key results. Regarding a follower's longrun market share, we observe that (1) the penetration rate at the time of market entry exerts an inverted u-shaped effect, suggesting the existence of an optimal time for issuing additional licenses for mobile network operation; (2) the concentration rate at market entry exerts a positive effect, implying that it is easier for followers to enter a more concentrated market; (3) both the number of active operators at market entry and the number of currently active operators have a negative impact. Furthermore, we find that a follower's rate of convergence to the long-run market share is (4) negatively influenced by the current market concentration and number of active operators; (5) negatively affected by changes in the penetration rate since market entry, which strongly indicates the presence of substantial first mover advantages for pioneering network operators.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherDICE Düsseldorfen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDICE Discussion Paper 71en_US
dc.subject.jelL96en_US
dc.subject.jelK23en_US
dc.subject.jelO33en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordFirst mover advantagesen_US
dc.subject.keywordAsymmetric regulationen_US
dc.subject.keywordMarket share convergenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordMobile telecommunicationsen_US
dc.subject.stwMobilkommunikationen_US
dc.subject.stwMarkteintritten_US
dc.subject.stwMarktanteilen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwOECD-Staatenen_US
dc.titleFirst mover advantages in mobile telecommunications: Evidence from OECD countriesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn728888483en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:dicedp:71-
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