Dates: September 9-20, 2019
Location: Washington, DC
The global telecommunications industry is characterized by constant change. Public and private telecommunications enterprises must meet ever demanding needs and technological advances while providing service at a reasonable cost. In this course, participants learn the key elements to promote sound competition in the telecommunications sector; review the key determinants for eff ective network interconnectivity, licenses, universal access, and spectrum management; develop planning tools for enforcing regulation and consumer protections; and hear about the latest case studies in dispute resolution.
Through presentations by expert instructors, site visits, and simulation exercises, participants are better prepared to plan and execute strategies to negotiate and regulate telecommunications and information technology transactions in their own countries. This course is designed to assist policy makers, regulators, and practitioners in learning about the latest elements to eff ectively regulate and license competition in the telecommunications sector.
- List the key “next generation” elements to eff ectively regulate and license competition in the telecommunications sector
- Investigate the impact of mobile wireless, broadband, and 5G on current regulations
- Describe how to create universal access plans and funding mechanisms
- Identify the elements of tariff management and setting
- Explore special topics, including convergence and dispute resolution mechanisms