As more services are provided through Internet, the accessiblity to Internet is becoming an essential part of modern life. In this paper, we study the impact of universal service regulation for the Internet service using an analytical model between an Internet service provider and users. We compare the regulated and unregulated situation with respect to revenue and social welfare to understand the impact of regulation. We consider both unsatruated network and saturated network cases. We find that when network is not saturated, the universal service regulation is very beneficial to the society while the benefit is not as substantial under congestion scenario.
|Title of host publication||Economics of Converged, Internet-Based Networks - 7th International Workshop on Internet Charging and QoS Technologies, ICQT 2011, Proceedings|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
|Event||7th International Workshop on Internet Charging and QoS Technology, ICQT 2011, Collocated with the 7th International Conference on Network and Service Management, CNSM 2011 - Paris, France|
Duration: 2011 Oct 24 → 2011 Oct 24
|Name||Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)|
|Other||7th International Workshop on Internet Charging and QoS Technology, ICQT 2011, Collocated with the 7th International Conference on Network and Service Management, CNSM 2011|
|Period||11/10/24 → 11/10/24|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This research was supported in part by the MKE under the ITRC program (NIPA-2011-(C1090-1111-0005)) and in part by NRF (2011-0002663).
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Theoretical Computer Science
- Computer Science(all)