John de Ridder has been an independent telecommunications consultant since 2002. Many of his projects and papers can be found on his website http://www.deridder.com.au.
He is recognized locally and internationally as an experienced telecommunications economist with expertise in broadband pricing and regulation. Clients have included World Bank/ITU (re-writing the competition and price regulation module of the on-line ICT Regulatory Toolkit), OECD (on what drives broadband penetration rates), ISPs in New Zealand (in a bitstream access dispute with TNZ) and TransACT (on its NBN Mark I business case). He is currently advising the incumbent in a neighbouring country on retail pricing.
Universal Service and Competition
JTDE - Vol 9, No 3 - September 2021
Pricing in Abundance
JTDE - Vol 8, No 3 - September 2020
AJTDE - Vol 5, No 3 - August 2017
Who are you going to call?
AJTDE - Vol 3, No 4 - November 2015
Affordable retail pricing on the NBN
AJTDE - Vol 1, No 1 - October 2013