Course Duration


Course Objectives

Regulators in the telecommunication industry stand at a crossroads in an era of transition. They face an understandably daunting challenge in trying to keep up with a rapid pace of technological changes. In many cases, regulators are seeking to cope with the challenges of convergence and the new networking world with old-world tools.

Telecontran’s Workshop on Telecommunication Strategic Regulatory Compliance addresses the new market and regulatory strategies to optimize investment in broadband networks and ICT services as well as many of the evolutionary and revolutionary changes in regulation that made possible the mobile miracle of connecting billions of users worldwide with access to ICTs. This workshop serves as an essential guide to assist regulatory authorities and policy-makers in deciding on appropriate digital regulations and evaluating the effectiveness of those regulations.

After successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • Understand a comprehensive set of resources for cutting-edge, best-practice regulation, which is essential to the growth of information and communication technology (ICT) services, applications and devices.
  • Assist ICT regulatory authorities worldwide to build capacity regarding topical regulatory issues and best practices.
  • Create effective regulatory compliance programs and apply competition policy and licensing concepts using the regulatory compliance.
  • Explain the regulatory challenges and issues of evolving technologies.

Target Audience

This course is specially designed for strategic or technical managers, consultants, communications professionals, system engineers, network professionals, who are involved in Telecommunication regulation and policy-making and specially or Telecommunication Managers who are interested to gain a good understanding of Telecommunications regulations.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Telecommunication Regulation
  • Why Regulation
  • Regulatory Collaboration
  • International Frameworks
Regulatory Framework for Effective Competition
  • Competitive Markets
  • Competition Analysis
  • Effective network access agreement to manage competition
  • Mergers and acquisition
  • Ex ante and ex post regulation
Cost Modelling - Economic Policies and Methods
  • Tariff and Pricing
  • New charging methods (or models, if applicable) for services provided over NGN networks
  • Different models for infrastructure sharing
  • Consumer price evolution and impact on ICT service usage
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Taxation
  • Trends in the development of MVNO
  • Best-practice guidelines

Course Curriculum

Licensing and Authorization Services
  • Trend towards unified licenses / general authorization
  • Licensing Competition
  • Licensing for Convergence
Spectrum Management
  • Demands for Spectrum
  • Guidance on the regulatory framework for national spectrum management
  • Monitoring Spectrum
  • 5G Spectrum
  • Spectrum for IoT, Drones etc.
  • Flexibility in Spectrum Management - Spectrum Trading and Sharing
Network Access and Interconnection
  • Forms of Interconnection
  • Forms of international Interconnection agreements
  • Setting Interconnection Prices
  • Setting international Interconnection Prices
  • Cross-border Interconnection and its economics
  • Reforming Universal Access
  • Strategies for Developing Economies
  • Mobile Agriculture
  • Mobile for Development Utilities
  • Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation
  • Mobile Health
  • Mobile Money

Course Curriculum

Regulatory responses to Evolving Technologies and Cellular Initiatives
  • Evolving Technologies
  • 5G Network
  • IP Communication Services
  • VoLTE
  • IoT
  • M2M, D2D
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • SDN / NFV
  • Quality of service
  • Numbering, naming, addressing, and identification (NNAI)
Data Protection and Cyber Security
  • Cyber security Challenges
  • Communications privacy
  • Cross-Border Flows of Data
  • Illegal Content
  • Internet Governance
  • Mandatory Registration of Prepaid SIMs
  • Mobile Network and Device Security
  • Number-Resource Misuse and Fraud
Emergency Communications
  • Types of Hazards
  • Disaster Management Process
Regulatory Management
  • Risk management approach`
  • Record Keeping of Compliance and Regulatory data (best practice)
  • Managing the Regulators and Change in Regulations
  • Developing an Internal Compliance System
  • Product compliance review approaches
  • Developing regulatory strategies
Regulatory Challenges for a Digital Future
  • Convergence, Ubiquity, and Web 2.0
  • Cyber security Concerns
  • Green ICT

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