What causes the megabyte price drop in the mobile industry?

  • François Jeanjean
  • Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, May 2015, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/s40812-015-0013-6

Formation of data price in mobile industry.

What is it about?

The high level of tecnical progress in wireless industry allows operators to increases data capacities exponentially. This growth of data capacity entails a megabyte price drop. This price fall has a higher impact on consumer surplus than competition concerns.

Why is it important?

Impact of technical progress and capacity investment on the price of megabytes is often neglected while it is preponderant.

Perspectives

Dr François H Jeanjean
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This paper highlights a point of view which is essential though often overlooked

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40812-015-0013-6

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