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Competitive pricing with demand heterogeneity in open wireless access market
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication Systems, CoS, Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab).
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication Systems, CoS, Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab).
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication Systems, CoS, Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab).ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4986-6123
2011 (English)In: International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems and Workshops, 2011Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In order to maximize the network profit competitive service providers shall utilize their resources efficiently and price their services taking into account the demand responsiveness in the market. Pricing strategies play an important role in the network performance since they explicitly influence the user demand. Demand uncertainty would cause providers to face lower profits. In this paper, we analyze the price-demand relationship and based on that, we study a competitive pricing game and address an open wireless access market (with different market shares) where service providers' objective is to maximize their profits. The resources are allocated among the users through a proportionally fair divisible auction mechanism. Simulation results show that a resource allocation model, which attracts users to actively participate in the auction, assures fair access while maintaining service providers' profit by adapting the pricing policy with a change in the user demand. Our analysis reveals that the service providers can establish a competitive price of the resources, while capturing a reasonable portion of market share. Under this setting, service providers could learn and predict which pricing policy is beneficial in a competitive environment.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011.
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International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications & workshops, ISSN 2157-0221
Keyword [en]
competition, coverage overlap, nonuniform distribution, resource allocation, Wireless access markets, Auction mechanisms, Competitive environment, Competitive prices, Competitive pricing, Competitive services, Demand uncertainty, Market share, Non-uniform distribution, Pricing policy, Pricing strategy, Resource allocation model, Service provider, User demands, Wireless access, Commerce, Computer simulation, Control systems, Economics, Network performance, Profitability, Telecommunication services, Costs
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Communication Systems
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-149896Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84856147588ISBN: 9781457706820 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-149896DiVA: diva2:743096
Conference
2011 3rd International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems and Workshops, ICUMT 2011, 5 October 2011 through 7 October 2011, Budapest
Note

QC 20140903

Available from: 2014-09-03 Created: 2014-08-28 Last updated: 2014-09-03Bibliographically approved

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