GSMA report outlines case against single wholesale network

Friday 19 September 2014 | 10:34 CET | News
The GSMA released a new report that predicts a move away from traditional mobile network competition towards single wholesale networks would stifle innovation, restrict investment and take-up of mobile broadband services and ultimately be against consumer interests. Developed by Frontier Economics, the report 'Assessing the Case for Single Wholesale Networks in Mobile Communications', examines whether single wholesale networks could meet a government's objective for improved coverage and explores more effective ways to achieve the same goal. The possibility of a single LTE network is under

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