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 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.
The sessions offer an overview of a few of the key trends observed in the transition to digital economies, highlighting the relevance to telecoms regulation, broadcast regulation, postal sector regulation, regulation for e-commerce and digital government, regulation for smart cities, and skills requirements for regulatory professionals and leaders. These focus areas for regulation are each extensive fields in their own right, hence each of the sessions tackles a distinct topic, highlighting key issues.
The Business Planning for ICT Infrastructure Development training course offers regulators, policymakers, and stakeholders a practical approach for the accurate economic evaluation of broadband infrastructure installation and deployment plans in urban and rural areas, with emphasis in Spectrum Valuation.
This course explains the linkages between ICT and the development of the Digital Economy as well as the need to establish appropriate policy and regulatory frameworks for the ICT Sector in any country. The impact of broadband and digitization on a country's economy will also be explored. Additionally, the course will discuss the issues and challenges associated with ICT policymaking.
This self-paced course is primarily based on the ITU/World Bank digital regulation handbook and platform with a focus on the following aspects: regulatory governance and evidence-based decision-making, competition and economics, consumer affairs, access for all and spectrum management. The scope of this course is limited to the introduction of key aspects of digital regulation to enhance knowledge of participants on the issues at stake and doesn't provide for an in-depth analysis of each regulatory aspects of digital regulation.
The Universal Service Financing Efficiency Toolkit is a practical guide for impactful and sustainable universal access and service i mplementation. It provides analytical tools, examples, and templates that are grounded in practical experience and designed to help policy-makers, regulators and universal service fund administrators to navigate common questions and challenges they face when using public funds to design, implement and finance programmes and projects that facilitate access to digital technologies and communication infrastructure.