CTTE 2009
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CTTE 2009 :: Program

Conference occuring right after CTTE 2009 at the same place : COST IS0605 Action Econ@Tel

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Workshop material can be found here

Final program:


June 14

18:00-21:00 Registration at Wireless@KTH (see address info under Locations in the right menu)
19:00-21:00 Welcome event at Wireless@KTH, Electrum Building, Kista Buffet dinner hosted by Telia Sonera

June 15

08:30-09:30 Registration, coffee (at Kista Science Tower)
09:30-10:30 Opening session
Welcome to CTTE 2009
Jens Zander, Director Wireless@KTH
Dimitris Varoutas, CTTE chairman

Key note: “ Mobile broad band data explosion”
Johan Wickman, Head of Mobility R&D, TeliaSonera
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Session 1: Broad band and Internet Access
Chair: Heikki Hämmäinen, Helsinki University of Technology (heikki.hammainentkk.fi)


Optical fibre access networks and the recession;Ewan Sutherland* (CRID)

Ultra Broadband Networks in Two-Sided Platform Industries; Armando Calabrese* (University Of Rome Tor Vergata)

Investigation in the Ecosystem of the Future Internet concept of Network Virtualization; Thomas Monath* (DT Laboratories), Mario Kind (Deutsche Telekom AG, Laboratories)

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Session 2: Regulation and pricing
Chair: Östen Mäkitalo, Royal Institute of Technology (osten.makitalowireless.kth.se)

Modelling Mobile Termination Rate Reduction; Michele Grimaldi*, Livio Cricelli (University of Cassino), Nathan Levialdi Ghiron (Universiti of Rome "Tor Vergata")

Access Pricing Under Stackelberg Competition: Results Interpretation and Regulatory Implications; Markos Tselekounis*, Dimitris Varoutas, Draculis Martakos (University of Athens)

An Analysis of the Impact on Welfare deriving from the New European Regulation of International Roaming; Guendalina Capece*, Francesca Di Pillo (University of Rome ”Tor Vergata” )

Broadband hedonic price index: a firm-level study; Pantelis Koutroumpis (Imperial College), Christos Michalakelis, Dimitris Varoutas* (University of Athens)

14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-16:30 Session 3: Workshop "The mobile Wallet – will it ever take off?"
Chair: Per Andersson, Stockholm School of Economics (per.anderssonhhs.se)
& Jan Markendahl, Royal Institute of Technology (jan.markendahlradio.kth.se)



The workshop will start with a short overview of payment, ticketing and access services using the mobile phone as a platform. Next a number of business scenarios will be presented and a number of questions will be presented to the workshop participants:
- What are the major drivers and/or obstacles for this scenario?
- What business roles can be identified for the operators?
- What kind of trust relations and business models can be identified?
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Introduction, overview and questions, Anders Cajander - optimistic view, Ulf Essler - pessimistic view

17:30 Transportation to the boat Riddarfjärden (see address info under Locations in the left menu) for the CTTE Gala Dinner
18:30 Departure of the boat on the lake Mälaren
22:30 End of the boat trip

June 16

09:00-09:30 Key Note: "The core of Techno-Economics"
–a historical review and new business modelling with examples from the CELTIC MARCH project; Borgar Olsen, Telenor
09:30-10:45 Session 4: Country and user studies
Chair: Ilari Welling, Nokia (Ilari.wellingnokia.com)

An empirical model for later entrants market share development in the mobile phone market: An application in the Greek market; Charisios Christodoulos*, Christos Michalakelis, Dimitris Varoutas (University of Athens)

Counting Active SIM Cards or Subscribers? Implication for Research and Policy Studies; Mohammad Tsani Annafari*, Erik Bohlin (Chalmers University of Technology)

WiMAX Deployment in Sparsely Populated Areas in Slovenia; Blaž Peternel* (Mobitel, Telecommunications Services, PLC), Andrej Kos (University of Ljubljana) Mitja Štular (Mobitel )

10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:30 Session 5: Business model and revenue model analysis
Chair: Erik Bohlin, Chalmers University of Technology (erik.bohlinchalmers.se)

An Assessment of Revenue Model Success through Service Usage; Hannu Verkasalo*, Heikki Hämmäinen, Mikko Heikkinen ( Helsinki Univ. of Technology), Zhao Hanbo

Analysis on the Profitability of Mobile Broadband Flat Rates; Santiago Andrés Azcoitia*, Mª Ángeles Martínez Fernández, Laura Mateo Quero (Telefónica I+D)

Analysis of operator options to reduce the impact of the revenue gap caused by flat rate mobile broad bad subscriptions; Bengt Mölleryd (PTS and Wireless@KTH), Jan Markendahl*, Östen Mäkitalo(Wireless@KTH)

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:45 Session 6: Infrastructure cost modeling & analysis
Chair: Bertil Thorngren, Stockholm School of Economics (bertil.thorngrenhhs.se)

Equipment and installation cost comparison for different access network architectures; Carmen Mas Machuca* (TUM), Monika Jäger (T-Systems Enterprise Services GmbH)

Economic Analysis for Transport Network Evolution;
Sidnei De Oliveira Guerra*, Enrique Pérez, Santiago Andrés Azcoitia , Luis Guijarro, Juan Pedro Fernandez-Palacios (Telefónica I+D)

The importance of future demand uncertainty for valuating multihop networks; Bogdan Timus*, Jens Zander (Royal Institute of Technology)

14:45-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:30 Session 7: Markets and Business Models for the Software Industry
Chair: Dimitris Varoutas, University of Athens (arkasdi.uoa.gr)

Analyzing the Mergers and Acquisitions in the Telecommunication Software Market; Eetu Luoma*, Lauri Frank, Pasi Tyrväinen (University of Jyväskylä)

A Case Study of Open Source Mobile Middleware Business Models and Market Perspectives; Homiros Sfikopoulos* (Appear Networks)

Future Issues in a Software Market: A Delphi Study on the Telecommunications Industry; Lauri Frank*, Eetu Luoma, Pasi Tyrväinen (University of Jyväskylä)

16:30-17:00 Closing session