- Spectrum management
- Vitalis Olunga
- Jonathan Mwakijele
- Emmanuel NIYIKORA
The Spectrum Management Training Programme (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. Policy makers in ministries and government departments responsible for ICTs will also benefit from this programme.
The scope of this course will cover an overview of the current traditional approaches to spectrum management and their limitations; new approaches to spectrum management focusing on spectrum authorization regime to improve efficient and optimum use of the spectrum resources through adoption of advanced spectrum allocation, assignment and management techniques, and modern spectrum licensing management processes based on operational requirements and technical and economic viability. The scope will include mechanisms to promote flexile spectrum use, based on new approaches to managing spectrum commons such as dynamic spectrum access, whitespaces access; licensing structures, the light licensing, authorizations processes, etc.