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Unbundling

Separation of a multinational firm's transfers of funds into discrete flows for specific purposes. See: Bundling.

Unbundling

The practice of separating previously joined products and selling them. Unbundling tends to become more common under deregulatory policies.

unbundling

The separation and separate pricing of products and services by financial institutions. When deregulation resulted in price competition and the introduction of new products, financial institutions found it increasingly necessary to offer and price each product separately.

unbundling

a colloquial term used to describe a DE-MERGER (the break-up of a company originally formed through a MERGER into two or more separate companies) or more generally the sale of a number of its business divisions by a conglomerate company (see DIVERSIFICATION).
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-- (2004a): In the Matter of Unbundled Access to Network Elements, Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No.
Unbundled services have generally been defined as allowing attorneys to perform specific tasks for pro se litigants, such as advising about court procedures, drafting specific documents, or appearing at a specific hearing, without taking on all aspects of a case.
For states that unbundled prior to 2003, we find that unbundling led to a significant improvement in electricity generation at smaller generating units--a 9.4 percentage point increase in capacity utilization at 110/120 MW units.
business plans based on unbundled network elements financially unviable.
Hence, to keep a check on exploitation of passengers, the ministry has sought private airlines to give a monthly report about the charges fixed on their unbundled services.
customers should be given opportunity to pick and choose which amenities they want to receive and pay for, charges for unbundled services shall be a fixed amount and announced well in advance by the airlines which shall not vary with the base fare for a particular flight, the key guiding principle shall be adequate disclosure and transparency on the part of airlines on the websites, online travel portals and travel agents so that the consumers maximize the informed choice, airline to file details of services to be unbundled and fee charges for the same to DGCA in terms of product description, charges/fee, manner of disclosure to public, terms and conditions etc.
First, the University of Washington's Paul Hill and Colorado State Senator Mike Johnston sketch a framework for thinking about unbundling and consider what new, unbundled schooling models might look like in practice.
Gas supply is thus being fully unbundled from gas transmission by March 2012 in line with EU requirements.
Under this system, said a Commission memorandum, "network assets would remain with the company which is also active in supply, but the technical and commercial operation of those assets would be put in an independent company, to be designated by a member state." This operator could not have any interest in a power producer, and furthermore, the owner would have to ensure there was a legal and managerial split between the unbundled segments of its business; it would have to finance investments required by the independent operators; it would have to comply with a 10 year network investment plan drawn up by a national regulator; and the appointment of an independent system operator would be approved by the Commission.
The California Judicial Council recently approved new court rules allowing "limited scope representation"--also known by the more popular terms "unbundled" or "a la carte" legal services--in all California civil cases.
Mobile operator O2 UK has revealed that its Be broadband unit has unbundled its 500th exchange, boosting coverage to 33% of households in the UK.
According to the study, 95% of all BT exchanges in London are LLU-enabled, whilst Wales and Scotland have only 3% to 5.5% of its exchanges being unbundled. The North West had a figure of 27.5%, the West Midlands 22.1% and the South East 16.3%.