Competition Policy in the Digital Age

Course Content

Course Overview

Competition in mobile telecommunications is multifaceted and dynamic. Regulatory authorities must be alert to rapid technological changes that impact infrastructure competition.

This course provides a foundation for understanding the rules of competition and the regulatory powers that apply to the telecommunications sector, taking into account the wider competitive landscape that now includes Over-The-Top players.

Course Objectives

• Understand the application of competition law as it applies to the telecommunications sector, especially abuse of dominance and merger control.
• Look at the interaction between competition law and regulation, especially Significant Market Power/Dominant Carrier regulation.
• Compare the treatment of the telecommunications sector in regulation and competition law with the situation in the wider communications ecosystem.

Course Completion Certificates

All of our courses are certified by the UK Telecoms Academy (UKTA) and can be used as evidence of professional development.

To qualify for a course completion certificate, students need to view all the course sessions and complete a short final project. Students are also strongly encouraged to take part in weekly live chat sessions and to discuss the course content on the Course Forum.

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Course Duration
4 weeks
Next Scheduled
10/10/2019
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Course Leader
Rosario Baratta
Directeur du Droit de la Concurrence
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Rosario est un avocat spécialiste de la concurrence qui a exercé le droit de la concurrence dans de nombreux contextes. Il débute en 1999 en tant qu’associé subalterne en pratiques de la concurrence dans le cabinet Allen & Overy Competition à Rome. Deux ans plus tard, il déménage à Bruxelles pour rejoindre DG Competition en tant que gestionnaire des dossiers des règles antitrusts dans les secteurs de la poste, des télécommunications et des médias. Il devient ensuite un manager chez Telecom Italia, dans les départements légaux et de réglementation. Il était à la tête des affaires de réglementations internationales et de l'UE et en 2017 il rejoint la GSMA en tant que directeur du Droit de la Concurrence.

Course Moderator
Andrea Guajardo
SENIOR PARTNERSHIPS AND DIGITAL TRAINING MANAGER
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Andrea is Senior Partnerships and Digital Training Manager for the Capacity Building programme. Based in Santiago, Chile, she manages the CE-Digital programme, a capacity building partnership with CAF and ECLAC in Latin America. Andrea holds a Master's degree in Linguistics and a Bachelor's degree in English Education from the Universidad de Santiago.