Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/101433
Authors: 
Perumal, Sinnakkrishnan
Walker, Robert
Year of Publication: 
2014
Series/Report no.: 
25th European Regional Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS), Brussels, Belgium, 22-25 June 2014
Abstract: 
Regulatory authorities, governing markets and industries around the world, aim to develop a fair and equivalent competitive market with low entry and exit barriers that provide customers with sufficient knowledge and information to enable them to switch between products, services and suppliers at will. Equivalence of Input (EOI) and Functional Separation (FS) are mechanisms used by telecommunications regulatory authorities to achieve this objective. This paper discusses and analyses legislations mandating the use of EOI and FS, in various geographies, and the challenges that the mechanisms impose on Significant Market Power (SMP) Telco organisations. Furthermore, this paper provides a solution framework for Telco organisations to comprehensively address these challenges in their transformation programmes.
Subjects: 
Equivalence of Input
Functional Separation
Telecom Regulation
Transformation
Document Type: 
Conference Paper

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