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Internet Interconnection Ecosystem in Finland

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Suomi, Henna
dc.contributor.author Cakmak, Görkem
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-10T07:56:28Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-10T07:56:28Z
dc.date.issued 2013-09-23
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12012
dc.description.abstract For both fixed and mobile network operators, interconnection constitutes an indisputably key element to provide end users with a variety of services. Internet interconnection is particularly an intriguing subject due to the importance of the Internet in our everyday lives and our genuine curiosity to grasp its underlying structure. This thesis aims to provide a holistic approach to study the Internet interconnections in a nation-centric stance. To accomplish the objective, initially the method that breaks down the key features of the interconnection analysis is introduced. The nation-centric analysis is conducted for Finland by jointly utilizing the Internet registry data and collected Internet routing data. Covering the last decade of the Finnish Internet, the longitudinal analysis yields significant findings for the Internet address usage statistics and the level of multi-homed networks, along with the classification and inference of relationships between stakeholders in the interconnection ecosystem. The implications that the emerging interconnection models pose for the future global service delivery among both fixed and mobile networks are expounded from the perspective of the existing domestic interconnection practices. The longitudinal interconnectivity study allows us to comprehend both technical and business interfaces between market players by revealing a complete list of customer-provider relationships. Within a national milieu, the assessment of the current Internet market dynamics and future implications of emerging models can be considered in more rationally anticipated manner. Hence, authorities who desire to design new pricing schemes and policies for future networking interconnections can be guided more thoroughly. en
dc.format.extent 7+83
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Internet Interconnection Ecosystem in Finland en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö en
dc.contributor.school Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.keyword internet en
dc.subject.keyword interconnection en
dc.subject.keyword BGP en
dc.subject.keyword Border Gateway Protocol en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201401101071
dc.programme.major Network Economics fi
dc.programme.mcode ETA3003 fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Hämmäinen, Heikki
dc.programme TLT - Master’s Programme in Communications Ecosystem fi
local.aalto.openaccess yes
local.aalto.digifolder Aalto_69033
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
local.aalto.idinssi 48408
dc.type.publication masterThesis
dc.type.okm G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö


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