Towards an Optimal Pricing for Mobile Virtual Network Operators
Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) provide their own subscribers, with mobile voice and data services without owning the access rights to the spectrum they use. In this paper, we study the optimal pricing decisions in the context of MVNO, through two perspectives: the user’s view and provider’s view. While a user have to optimally adjust its transmission parameters in order to reduce the bill to pay, The MVNO tries to establish an optimal tariff strategy. This paper introduces a mathematical analysis for the two perspectives. The formulas of optimal parameters in each case are presented and some interesting properties are investigated.
KeywordsPrice Decision Power Cost Shannon Capacity Optimal Tariff Bandwidth Cost
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