The Year in Economics at the FCC, 2010–11: Protecting Competition Online

The Year in Economics at the FCC, 2010–11: Protecting Competition Online The past year in economics at the Federal Communications Commission focused on protecting competition in developing online markets. Our review discusses important economic issues that are raised by the FCC’s Open Internet rulemaking (which is commonly referred to as “net neutrality”) and its review of Comcast’s programming joint venture with General Electric’s NBC Universal affiliate. The Open Internet rule focused on established online markets, while the Comcast/NBCU transaction addressed nascent competition online along with competition in video programming and distribution offline. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Review of Industrial Organization Springer Journals

The Year in Economics at the FCC, 2010–11: Protecting Competition Online

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Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.(outside the USA)
Subject
Economics; Industrial Organization; Microeconomics
ISSN
0889-938X
eISSN
1573-7160
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11151-011-9319-3
Publisher site
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Abstract

The past year in economics at the Federal Communications Commission focused on protecting competition in developing online markets. Our review discusses important economic issues that are raised by the FCC’s Open Internet rulemaking (which is commonly referred to as “net neutrality”) and its review of Comcast’s programming joint venture with General Electric’s NBC Universal affiliate. The Open Internet rule focused on established online markets, while the Comcast/NBCU transaction addressed nascent competition online along with competition in video programming and distribution offline.

Journal

Review of Industrial OrganizationSpringer Journals

Published: Sep 7, 2011

References

  • Competition in two-sided markets
    Armstrong, M.

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