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Are spectrum auctions ruining our grandchildren’s future?

Are spectrum auctions ruining our grandchildren’s future? Considers the case for auctioning spectrum and evaluates the charges made by Nicholas Negroporte against the British Government, regarding taxing Internet technology. Argues that the size of the licence fee does not affect prices, and disputes the various attempts made to refute the argument. Posits the lesson to be learned by the Government is better auction design, plus rigorous competition policy implementation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png info Emerald Publishing

Are spectrum auctions ruining our grandchildren’s future?

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1463-6697
DOI
10.1108/14636690010801582
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Abstract

Considers the case for auctioning spectrum and evaluates the charges made by Nicholas Negroporte against the British Government, regarding taxing Internet technology. Argues that the size of the licence fee does not affect prices, and disputes the various attempts made to refute the argument. Posits the lesson to be learned by the Government is better auction design, plus rigorous competition policy implementation.

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Published: Aug 1, 2000

Keywords: Auctions; Internet; Licences

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