Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Standards, critical mass, and the formation of complex industries: A case study of the mobile Internet|
|Citation:||Funk, J.L. (2011-10). Standards, critical mass, and the formation of complex industries: A case study of the mobile Internet. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management - JET-M 28 (4) : 232-248. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jengtecman.2011.06.002|
|Abstract:||This is one of the few papers to analyze multiple interface standards in a single industry and it finds that standard setting in such an industry is much more complex than those covered in the existing literature. In the mobile Internet, some of the interface standards initially required so-called integral design while others have been built on top of these "basic" interface standards. The former interface standards enable basic data connections between phones, services, and content while the latter ones connect the mobile phone with content and applications from other industries such as music, video, publishing, broadcasting, and payment. This paper shows that in connecting the mobile phone and other industries, each critical mass of phones, services, and content partly builds from previously created critical masses. © 2011 Elsevier B.V.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Engineering and Technology Management - JET-M|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Jan 20, 2019
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Jan 2, 2019
checked on Jan 12, 2019
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.