Internet of Things: A GSMA & Open Learning Campus Partnership

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Internet of Things: A GSMA & Open Learning Campus Partnership

Course Overview

The Internet of Things (IoT) involves connecting devices to the internet across multiple networks to allow them to communicate with humans, applications and each other. IoT is set to have a huge impact on our daily lives, helping us to reduce traffic congestion, improve care for the elderly and create smarter homes and offices.

This course provides a high-level overview of IoT concepts from a mobile perspective, outlines the role IoT can play in enhancing the quality of life of citizens and explores the implications that IoT has for policymakers and regulators.

Course Objectives

• Understand the benefits IoT can bring to citizens, consumers and businesses.
• Learn about the key difference between IoT and traditional telecoms services.
• Discover the regulatory implications of IoT.

This course is offered as a partnership between:

Course Duration
4 weeks
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Course Leader
Vikram Raval
Senior Policy Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs, GSMA
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Vikram is a communications regulatory and policy specialist, with a focus on international telecoms regulatory matters. With over 15 years of telecoms experience Vikram has worked on a range of communications sectors including fixed and mobile and business and consumer. At GSMA he has built on his international experience regionally - in particular, the Arab States - GCC, Africa - CRASA and Asia, and working across a range of ITU matters in ITU-T Study Groups including the WCIT 2012 and WTSA 2016. Recent course delivery experience includes Internet of Things and Radio Signals and Health. Vikram has a combined degree, BA Hons Economics and Law, and post graduate studies in Law - LPC, from the College of Law London.

Course Moderator
Andrea Guajardo
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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.