Revenue sharing of ISP and CP in a competitive environment

Nari Im, Jeonghoon Mo, Jungju Park

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We considered a revenue sharing problem between a content provider (CP) and a Internet service provider (ISP) when two ISPs competes with each other. ISPs can provide a piracy monitoring service, which may increase the profit of CP, to incentivize CP to collaborate with one of them. We modeled the problem as a multi-stage game and characterized an equilbrium content price, piracy monitoring level, and revenue sharing ratio. We found a condition in which ISP and CP may collaborate even under competition. We also provide numerical results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-121
Number of pages9
JournalLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1

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© ICST Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2017.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications


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