Liberalized Telecom Markets (LTM)



Programme Objectives

The programme gives an overview of how to organize governance through the formulation and implementation of laws and policies in an open competitive telecom sector.  It offers a wide perspective on the telecom sector as a promoter of national economic development. Experiences of the (Liberalization process) from different regions and countries is presented and discussed with the aim of finding success factors in the extending and improving quality and coverage of telecommunication services.

The participants will analyze and evaluate the reasons for liberalization and select and discuss factors (strategies) applicable to the situation in their respective country. Comparisons will be made and, through analysis and discussions, alternatives for future development will be formulated. By analyzing conditions for licenses of different services, the participants will study the licensing process and select the most viable and sustainable organization to build and operate the services. The concept of universal Service Obligations (USO) will be described and alternative solutions will be analyzed.  Through market analysis and simulations, the participants will explore and formulate models and action plans for reaching a favorable competitive environment for telecommunication sector development.



  • Introductory Module-telecom law-net based learning
  • Telecom market, market analysis and licensing
  • Telecom tariffs, pricing and interconnect agreements
  • Telecom law and policies today and in the future
  • Telecom security and development of services
  • Universal Service Obligation (USO), digital divide and governance


Target Group

The target groups for delegates will be on management level in a telecom regulator authority, in an operator dealing with regulatory issues or institution related to regulations of telecom industry. At least 3 years of experience in a management position is required. Formal qualification from Universities are required. Applicants who have attended Sida courses in Sweden before will not be accepted. Excellent command in English language is necessary and certificate stating language level is necessary.


Confirm participation

Selected delegates for the programme will be notified by an invitation letter sent by email to stated emailadress in application.

Selected delegates for Liberalized Telecom Markets will be requested to log in to the netbased learning module named Luvit to confirm their participation. Access and password to the platform will be given to delegates accepted and selected stand-by to the programme.

Those who are interested in more information can have a look at this webpage about Telecom Markets to see which netbased courses we provide at bth.

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