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On the Guifi.net community network economics

Author
Cerdà, L.; Baig, R.; Navarro, L.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Computer networks
Date of publication
2020-02-26
Volume
168
Number
article 107067
First page
1
Last page
12
DOI
10.1016/j.comnet.2019.107067
Project funding
Anàlisi i optimització d'infraestructures de xarxa i serveis digitals de comuns
Community Networks and Clouds
Computer Networks and Distributed Networks
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/178173 Open in new window
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389128619309077 Open in new window
Abstract
How costs are distributed among the participants is a key question in the management and viability of shared resources. Although all cost-sharing mechanisms are subjective and thus it is eventually up to the participants to accept one or another, some general criteria seem desirable, such as being budget-balanced and that, in any case, a participant pays more when not cooperating with anyone else. In this paper, we analyse the cost-sharing mechanism that the Guifi.net community network has devel...
Citation
Cerdà, L.; Baig, R.; Navarro, L. On the Guifi.net community network economics. "Computer networks", 26 Febrer 2020, vol. 168, article 107067, p. 1-12.
Keywords
Community networks, Cost sharing, Economics, Internet access cost, Shapley value
Group of research
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

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