Publications

10.07.2012

In this report we consider the role of system operators of various types, including ‘virtual’ system operators, in the electricity, natural gas...

06.03.2012

The main objective of this paper is to investigate the role of regulation in terms of mandating copper access during the transition to fibre....

06.03.2012

A specific EU model for national regulatory authorities (NRAs) has evolved in the course of the liberalisation processes in network industries (...

13.12.2011

The question of how to price access to the copper network during the period of transition to fibre has attracted much attention, both from...

13.12.2011

This paper contains a general, introductory discussion of the effects of imposing special taxes on telecommunications equipment and services in...

01.11.2011

The key task in the next stage of spectrum management is to adapt regulation to the prospect of widespread sharing, on a much more sophisticated...

01.11.2011

Concerns about media pluralism are pervasive, recurrent and remarkable. In Australia, media ownership regulation came under review in 2001 (...

01.08.2011

Google has been in the wars for the past year or so. Its status as a new kind of beneficent company has increasingly been questioned, and it has...

21.04.2011

The increasing dependence on remote sources of natural gas and the growing demand for energy in Europe – together with security of supply and...

21.04.2011

While much attention is given at EU level to the design and operation of National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs), the enforcement and review of...

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