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The separate pricing of goods and services.

un·bun′dle v.


(Commerce) commerce the takeover of a large conglomerate with a view to retaining the core business and selling off some of the subsidiaries to help finance the takeover
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After all, if unbundling does not lead to the generation of additional revenue or provide the patient with more value, then why bother to change your existing bundled model?
Nathan Economic Consultants in their report have recommended unbundling of services "since it has become a necessary aspect of exercising more control over operational costs and running a successful airline".
The geographical unbundling of diversfied group, Nictus, will be finalised this Friday (21 September) with the listing of Nictus Holdings Limited on the main board of the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX).
Unbundling is part of the European Union's market liberalization policy and aimed at reducing dependence on energy from Russia.
This collection of articles explores how unbundling could play out in K-12 education, where the irresistible push and pull of new tools, technology, and talent have created the opportunity to dramatically rethink and restructure schooling.
Russian gas giant Gazprom is testing Lithuania's commitment to ownership unbundling, a key principle of the EU's strategy for the internal energy market.
Unbundling of course is shorthand for separating the supply and production of gas (and electricity) from the transmission networks and is an indispensable element of the European Commission's plans for introducing genuine competition into the EU energy sector.
Unbundling is expected to be a key facilitator for competition through discriminatory-free network access for third parties, and thus lead to efficiency gains, says a leading management consulting firm.
After hearing presentations by Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes, ministers continued talks started over dinner the previous night on the two most contentious outstanding issues: unbundling of networks and the exact nature of renewables and biofuel targets.
In November, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts approved a pilot program allowing unbundling in civil cases.
Falling into step with European Union regulations, the majority of EU member countries began implementing local loop unbundling in 2000-2001.
The American Bar Association's (Chicago, IL) Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services has started the Pro Se/Unbundling Resource Center, a new web site designed to help policy-makers better understand the growing practice of unbundling of legal services.