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Sender Pays: What Lessons European Policy Makers Should Take From The Case of South Korea

As proponents of new interconnection rules in Europe champion a new settlement regime, based on a model of “sending party pays”, there is one important question looming over the debate: why are proponents not championing the case of South Korea, where similar rules were implemented? The simple answer: it’s not a favorable example. The story of South Korea’s settlement regime is unfortunately one in which bad policy is patched by

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