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Regulatory policy can enhance the incentives for investment. There are three main incentives for investment that can be affected by regulation to varying degrees. They are:

  • the degree of competition and contestable investment, which will drive investment and innovation;
  • the potential for cost efficiencies or cost reduction; and
  • the opportunity for service and infrastructure providers to increase revenues, either from new services or new commercial relationships.

There are three main incentives for investment that regulation could affect


Martin Limon on 12 November 2008 at 8:23pm

In the KC area there is no compeition and therefore no incentive to invest in expensive future technology like a fibre optic network

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