20300 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLAPI - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
The course aims at analysing the technological, economic and regulatory aspect of the telecommunications sector. In particular, it puts emphasis on the phenomenon of convergence and investigates the development of innovative products and services, the strategic management of different types of telecom firms and the emerging regulatory issues. The course adopts a micro-level perspective, by investigating the economics of the ICT and its impact on the emergence of new and profitable opportunities for creating value added contents for the final users.
Part I: Introduction to the telecom sector: technological, economic and regulatory issues.
Part II: Key issues in the mobile telecom industry and in the fixed telecom industry.
Part III: New technological platforms exploiting the IP protocol.
Part IV: Innovation in the telecom sector technological convergence and industrial restructuring.
Part V: Strategies and new business models in the telecom environment.
Part VI: The development of new services.
- 50% group presentations and reports on the cases;
- 50% written exam.
A selection of articles and cases will be made available by the instructor at the beginning of the course.