Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Telecommunication Economics

    1. Antonis M. Hadjiantonis
      Pages 1-2 Open Access
  3. Evolution and Regulation of Communication Ecosystems

  4. Social and Policy Implications of Communication Technologies

    1. Louis-Francois Pau, Pedro Puga, Hong Chen, Zviad Kirtava
      Pages 44-55 Open Access
    2. Frederic Vannieuwenborg, Zviad Kirtava, Lambros Lambrinos, Jan Van Ooteghem, Sofie Verbrugge
      Pages 56-66 Open Access
    3. Daphna Shwarts-Asher
      Pages 67-77 Open Access
    4. Bartolomeo Sapio
      Pages 78-88 Open Access
  5. Economics and Governance of Future Networks

    1. José Luis Gómez-Barroso, Claudio Feijóo
      Pages 91-99 Open Access
    2. Idongesit Williams, Morten Falch
      Pages 100-107 Open Access
    3. Patrick Maillé, Peter Reichl, Bruno Tuffin
      Pages 108-116 Open Access
    4. Louis-Francois Pau
      Pages 117-125 Open Access
    5. Morten Falch
      Pages 126-137 Open Access
    6. Sofie Verbrugge, Jan Van Ooteghem, Koen Casier, Marlies Van der Wee, Mathieu Tahon
      Pages 138-147 Open Access
    7. Lauri Frank, Eetu Luoma, Oleksiy Mazhelis, Mirja Pulkkinen, Pasi Tyrväinen
      Pages 148-155 Open Access
  6. Future Networks Management Architectures and Mechanisms

    1. Peter Reichl, Bruno Tuffin, Patrick Maillé
      Pages 158-166 Open Access
    2. Patrick Maillé, Peter Reichl, Bruno Tuffin
      Pages 179-187 Open Access
    3. Fabio Hecht, Burkhard Stiller
      Pages 188-198 Open Access
    4. Antonis M. Hadjiantonis
      Pages 199-208 Open Access
    5. George M. Milis, Elias Kyriakides, Antonis M. Hadjiantonis
      Pages 216-228 Open Access
    6. Iztok Starc, Denis Trček
      Pages 229-239 Open Access
  7. Summary and Conclusions

    1. Burkhard Stiller
      Pages 240-242 Open Access
  8. Back Matter

About this book


This book constitutes a collaborative and selected documentation of the scientific outcome of the European COST Action IS0605 Econ@Tel "A Telecommunications Economics COST Network" which run from October 2007 to October 2011. Involving experts from around 20 European countries, the goal of Econ@Tel was to develop a strategic research and training network among key people and organizations in order to enhance Europe's competence in the field of telecommunications economics.
Reflecting the organization of the COST Action IS0605 Econ@Tel in working groups the following four major research areas are addressed:
- evolution and regulation of communication ecosystems;
- social and policy implications of communication technologies;
- economics and governance of future networks;
- future networks management architectures and mechanisms.


computer communications mobile communications network architectures network economics network management networking telecommunication regulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonis M. Hadjiantonis
    • 1
  • Burkhard Stiller
    • 2
  1. 1.Kios Research CenterUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus
  2. 2.Institut für Informatik (IFI)Universität ZürichZürichSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s) 2012 2012
  • License CC BY NC
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-30381-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-30382-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking
IT & Software
Energy, Utilities & Environment