Advanced Spectrum Management for Mobile Telecommunications

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Course overview
This course considers the history and technical evolution of mobile telecommunications before moving on to cover the core functions of the spectrum manager. Participants will learn about how spectrum is used, the characteristics of spectrum bands and the progression of mobile technologies. The course also covers the principles of spectrum planning at a national, regional and international level. A deep dive into spectrum licensing will be followed by an overview of regulatory topics that relate to spectrum, such as infrastructure sharing, and numerous illustrative case studies.

Course objectives
-Understand the processes and approaches to spectrum allocation and licensing
-Learn how spectrum management is changing in an ever-evolving sector
-Apply the concepts to one’s own national spectrum conditions

Advanced Spectrum Management Session 1

Introduction: The evolution of mobile

Advanced Spectrum Management Session 2

The Economic Benefits of Mobile and the Rise of Mobile Data

Advanced Spectrum Management Session 3

Introducing Spectrum Management

Advanced Spectrum Management Session 4

Spectrum Licensing for Mobile

Advanced Spectrum Management Session 5

Using the digital dividend to enable mobile broadband

Advanced Spectrum Management Session 7

Regulation in a changing mobile landscape

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Course Duration
4 weeks
Next Scheduled
08 Jan 2018
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Course Leader
Nitin Sapra
SENIOR MANAGER, SPECTRUM & POLICY, SOUTH ASIA
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Nitin Sapra joined the GSMA in 2011 and offers 11 years of substantive experience in Spectrum and Policy issues in mobile telecom industry. He is now responsible for leading the spectrum strategy in the South Asia region. He also anticipates and responds to spectrum-related policy decisions and provides insight, knowledge and analysis of this region to the organisation’s global public policy team. Mr Sapra works closely with member operators to create long-term understanding and support for spectrum. He holds an engineering degree in electronics and communication, as well as a post-graduate degree in wireless communications.

Course Moderator
Ronda
POLICY & REGULATION TRAINING DELIVERY DIRECTOR
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Ronda developed and directs the Capacity Building programme’s eLearning platform. She has more than 10 years of teaching and training delivery experience, both face-to-face and online. She has also worked with learners across five continents, at all education levels, and in government. She has regional expertise in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, and subject matter expertise in public policy, gender, and mobile learning. Ronda has a PhD in Information and Communication Technologies for Development from the University of London.