Competition in the Internet Ecosystem

May 10, 2011

Consumers have seen vast changes in the way they use the Internet. Mobile broadband, the explosion of apps, video over the Internet are just some examples. A key question therefore is: how are changes in the Internet marketplace translating into new business models and/or industry structures? To consider this question, ITIF invites a series of panelists to offer their observations on the changing marketplace. The lead presenter is Jonathan Sallet, a partner in the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLC, who will discuss his new paper, "The Creation of Value: The Broadband Value Circle and Evolving Market Structures," which has been published by the University of Southern California's Annenberg Innovation Lab and can be found at He is joined by Rob Atkinson, President of ITIF and Michael Calabrese, Senior Research Fellow, Open Technology Initiative at the New America Foundation, and Jeff Eisenach, Managing Director and Principal, Navigant Economics.