Unbundled Access

Unbundled access is an often practiced form of regulation during liberalization, where new entrants of the market (challengers) are offered access to facilities of the incumbent, that are hard to duplicate (e.g. for technical or business case reasons). Its applications are mostly found in network-oriented industries (like telecommunication, mail and energy) and often concerns the last mile. Unbundled access is similar to Bitstream access, where the incumbent provider gives competitive access to not to the actual copper wire of the local loop, but to a high-speed ADSL data connection.
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  • Is HBO ready to cut the cord?

    …. The pros An independent streaming product could substantially broaden HBO’s subscriber base, which currently stands at around 30 million. The company has been chasing the roughly 70 million pay-TV subscribers who don’t currently have HBO. It could still target those folks — and every other broadband-equipped household without HBO. “There’s…

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