Computer & Communication Industry Association

Myths Surrounding Network Usage Fees: South Korea

The report analyzes Korean ISPs' purported justifications for network usage fees on content providers, and finds no economic rationale. Claim by claim, this report debunks arguments for proposed fees and shows that ISPs have incurred no significant additional costs from increased data traffic that would justify having the government pick winners and losers. However, the costs of network usage fees to Korea's consumers, champion firms, internet quality, and national security may be significant.

  • Competition

The Cost of Various Antitrust and DMA-Related Litigation to State and Local Pension Plans –  State by State Aggregates

Various antitrust and DMA-related litigation against the five leading technology firms, Google, Amazon, Meta, Microsoft, and Apple (GAMMA), would increase operating costs for targeted GAMMA firms, ...

Reliable vs. Rapid: Seller Fulfilled Prime Reboot Underscores Evolving Consumer Expectations on Retail Shipping

Executive Summary The history of Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (“SFP”) provides strong evidence of the growing importance that consumers place on speed in retail shopping. Launched in 2015 ...

The Impact of Network Usage Fees on the Brazil Cloud Market

Economic Analysis of Market Licensing v. OEM Restricted Licensing for Standard and Essential Patents

The latest research on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) shows that there are potential problems in SEP licensing that may result in excessive royalties beyond the technical contribution of a paten...