This course will focus on technical, business and regulatory aspects of Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It will cover Internet technologies for IoT, then IoT standards, architectures and interoperability, as well as IoT policies and regulations, including IoT security and privacy issues. The course will include IoT services in 4G and 5G mobile systems, including massive IoT and critical IoT use cases. The IoT generates large amounts of data that cannot be processed by traditional techniques, and such data is referred to as Big Data.
In 5G non-standalone, emphasis is on a gradual roadmap from 4G to 5G mobile network. This course focuses on path migration of 2G, 3G to 5G mobile networks, considering timelines and technology used in each generation of mobile communication. The full description of the mobile networks as listed on the course title may not be covered in detail.
This course is the first in a series of courses that focus on the design and implementation of smart cities. Many countries have sought to develop smart villages/towns/cities with varying degrees of success according to the penetration of broadband networking infrastructure capable of supporting the large amounts of data that need to be transmitted. This course provides an overview of aspects of smart city development to be considered. It focuses on the perspectives of the human element and the built environment, which includes buildings, street furniture, foliage, etc.
This course is based on the ITU/World Bank digital regulation handbook and platform and tailored specifically to the needs of the KSA and CST, with a focus on the following aspects: digital regulation and governance, evidence-based decision-making in the digital environment, regulatory sandboxes, competition and economics (market analysis), infrastructure sharing, data and consumer protection, cyber-security and resilience regulatory measures and strategies, and regulatory aspects of transformative technologies.
The SMTP is designed for individuals within ICT and telecommunications sectors who wish to enhance their knowledge and competence in the area of spectrum management. This includes engineers and managers working in telecommunications regulatory authorities, ICT service providers and other ICT stakeholders. This module will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of theories, tools and practices involved in spectrum management strategic planning and policy developments that are aligned with forward-looking analytical spectrum management approaches enabling wireless innovation.
The Conformance and Interoperability training courses have proven to enhance capacity of participants from Member States in Africa to effectively test conformance and interoperability of equipment used in networks and digital infrastructure and to establish labs for testing including establishing policy and regulatory frameworks.
This course is designed to develop IT professional's knowledge and skills to scope, initiate, deliver and close a fiber optic project, in time, on budget, and to the highest quality specifications. Some of the topics to be discussed include tools and techniques for planning, design and implementing. FTTH, Campus, Backbone and Submarine Systems and other systems. The skill set garnered in this training will no doubt provide an impetus for a robust and resilient fiber network performance and higher skills.
The course explains the foundational concepts and components for e-governance interaction in information society. It starts with an introduction to what information society is and how it has established the environment for e-governance development and digital transformation in the public sector. Then, the main building blocks of e-governance, their aims, initiatives, and enablers are introduced, and how they are related to external subjects and domains.
The ICT infrastructure business planning training course offers regulators, policymakers, and stakeholders a practical approach for the accurate economic evaluation of broadband infrastructure installation and deployment plans. The expert guidance offered in this course is based on the ITU ICT infrastructure business planning toolkit - 5G networks, 2023 and has the aim at facilitating the development of a credible and coherent business plans adaptable to a wide range of broadband infrastructure deployment projects.