Individual Tariffs for Mobile Services: Theoretical Framework and a Computational Case in Mobile Music
Chen, Hong; Pau, Louis-François;
Publisher: Erasmus Research Institute of Management
Subject: Individual tariffs | risks | Individual tariffs, computational games, mobile communication services, risks | computational games | mobile communication services
jel: jel:M | jel:C70 | jel:L63 | jel:L96
textabstractThis paper introduces individual tariffs at service and content bundle level in mobile communications. It gives a theoretical framework (economic, sociological) as well as a computational game solution method. The user can be an individual or a community. In... View more
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