unbundling


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unbundling

[¦ən′bənd·liŋ]
(computer science)
The separate pricing of software products and services from equipment charges.

unbundling

A regulatory requirement that enables a competing service provider to purchase parts of the incumbent local exchange carrier's network in order to provide service to its customers. See ILEC.
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Taken as a whole, unbundling requires a shift in how audiologists think about price and value.
However, the levy of such charges will be based on the following principles: safety, schedule and reliability not to be compromised, services permitted for unbundling shall be distinct with a clear description and without any ambiguity, services to be provided on opt-in basis and not on opt-out basis i.
With the geographical unbundling, the South African business will retain its primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the new independent Namibian business, under the name of Nictus Holdings Limited, will have a primary listing on the NSX.
Shareholders did not vote on unbundling options at an extraordinary meeting on March 23, as was planned earlier.
Gazprom has long been opposed to the EU's policy of ownership unbundling, seeing it as a threat to its own strategy of vertical integration.
As the Petroleum Review has reported, full ownership unbundling js disliked by the giant integrated energy giants, notably Gaz de France and, in Germany, E.
A T Kearney recently reviewed electricity regulation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) and the discussions concerning unbundling, separating electricity supply from networks.
The text of the conclusions adopted on 15 February has been notably weakened as to the network unbundling and renewables targets.
Other states are seriously considering such changes, and several state bar associations and judiciaries have set up task forces to investigate the practical and ethical implications of unbundling.
This contribution overviews recent trends in the development of unbundling in Europe, its impact on the telecom market and the strategies adopted by operators (1).
The team is built by unbundling the course development process into its constituent activities, with one specialist responsible for each activity.