Regulation for the Digital Age

Telecoms & Tech Academy
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4 days
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Course description

Regulation for the Digital Age

Regulation for the Digital Age

Th economic and technological realities are shaping the layout and impact of telecommunications regulation. The Regulation for the Digital Age course is designed to give participants a good knowledge of telecoms regulation and how regulation influences technological developments and vice versa. It focuses on the economics of regulation and the challenges being asked by next generation technologies. 

During this course, participants will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Examine the political, economic and technical principles that lie behind regulation
  • Consider regulatory strategy and its commercial impact by examining the development of example national regulatory organisations
  • Learn from case studies to show how regulators apply regulation in real case
  • Participate in a case study which will lead them through building a regulatory strategy and work plan for an idealised small country
  • Consider how this strategy and work plan will impact the commercial strategies of various market players

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those working in regulation, both those who are highly specialised or relatively new to it; additionally, those working in the telecommunications industry that need to understand the importance and power of regulation in the industry and to respond flexibly to the challenges that it presents.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand where and why regulation may be imposed
  • Have a basic mastery of the economics of regulation
  • Explain what happened in specific cases around the world
  • Appreciate the distinctive characteristics that affect regulation of networks utilising different technologies
  • Identify anti-competitive behaviour and assess the likelihood of regulatory intervention
  • Understand the technical and economic principles of regulatory design including the regulation of telephony and broadband interconnection
  • Describe how radio spectrum may be allocated and assigned and the institutional methods by which this may be achieved
  • Describe the main regulatory instruments and when and where they may be applied
  • Set out simple a regulatory strategy
  • Identify how regulatory strategies and policies will affect different operators

Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Why regulate?
  • Regulatory Institutions and the Process of Regulation
  • Managing Competition (1): Market Definition
  • Managing Competition (2): Market Power
  • Abuse of Dominant Position
  • Managing Competition (3): The Regulator’s Power to Impose Remedies
  • The Regulatory Function
  • Compliance: Cost or Opportunity?
  • Developing a Regulatory Strategy
  • Price Regulation
  • Cost Models
  • Regulation of Next Generation Networks
  • Regulating Radio Spectrum
  • Business Simulation


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Telecoms and Tech Academy

Telecoms & Tech Academy (formally Telecoms Academy) is part of KNect365 Learning. We are borne out of Informa’s rich history enhancing individuals and businesses with knowledge. Our global network allows us to tap into unique resources and networks. We provides the...

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30-32 Mortimer Stree
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