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New market research study “Net Neutrality” worked out by IDATE Consulting & Research has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

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What are the core technical-economic issues attached to net neutrality? How are telecom carriers handling the traffic surge? What is the status of net neutrality in the different countries? What possible changes could be made to business models? Can the new solutions solve the issue of network financing? How are the different players in the internet ecosystem positioning themselves (wireline telcos, mobile telcos, regulators, content and service providers)? What technical measures can and are being taken to manage traffic? Answers to all these key questions and many more can be found in the research study.

New market research study “Net Neutrality” worked out by IDATE Consulting & Research has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Report Details:

Title: Net Neutrality
Published: December, 2011
Pages: 160
Price: US$ 4,550

The report explores the technical-economic issues surrounding net neutrality and its current status in markets from pole to pole. It also delivers analysis of the traffic management practices and technical measures needed to control costs. Moreover, the study takes an up-close look at the new business models through an examination of stakeholders’ models, along with synthesis of the state of affairs in each of the following countries – Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, the UK, the United States.

Reports Contents:

1 Executive Summary

1.1 Technical-economic issues
1.2 Current state of affairs
1.3 Designing new solutions

2 The Main Technical-Economic Issues Tied to Net Neutrality

2.1 Economics of access networks and online services
2.1.1 Swift rise in traffic...
2.1.2 Rise in video traffic still generating little added revenue
2.1.3 But growing traffic requires ongoing network investments
2.1.4 The complexity of online video services distribution dissociates service and network economics
2.2 Can video services help cover network costs?
2.2.1 Uncertainties over revenue streams for online video services
2.2.2 TV cost models do not apply to online video
2.3 What role for transit and CDN in the transport market?
2.3.1 Decrease in IP transit market value
2.3.2 Dividing line between service providers and transport network operators being blurred
2.4 Does peering need to change to adapt to changes brought by new video distributors?
2.4.1 Peering under pressure
2.4.2 Are we going to see a change in transit network interconnection schemes?
2.5 Can flat rate access plans finance the traffic surge?
2.5.1 Limitations of the flat rate plan
2.5.2 No linkage between service providers’ and access providers’ economics
2.6 Do managed distribution network make it possible to reconcile content and network economics?
2.6.1 The two roles played by managed distribution networks
2.6.2 Open Web competing with managed networks
2.7 Is P2P an efficient alternative solution?

3 Status of Net Neutrality around the World

3.1 Overall view
3.2 Summary of wireline telcos
3.3 Summary of mobile telcos
3.4 Summary of regulation
3.5 Summary of content and service providers

4 Technical Solutions

4.1 Architectures dedicated to QoS
4.1.1 DiffServ
4.1.2 IntServ
4.1.3 MPLS
4.2 Traffic management
4.2.1 Basic identification
4.2.2 DPI solutions
4.2.3 Integration of DPI solutions
4.2.4 The DPI market
4.2.5 Beyond DPI
4.3 Technical measures

5 Introducing New Business Models

5.1 Traffic-based billing for users
5.2 QoS-based billing
5.3 Packaged solutions
5.4 Charging content and service providers for their traffic
5.5 Premium QoS solutions
5.6 Wholesale packages
5.7 Assessment of operators’ initiatives



More new studies by the publisher can be found at IDATE Consulting & Research page.

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