Government regulation of ICTs extends into many disparate areas, ranging from pricing regulation, mergers and market entry to content, copyright, and privacy. This module considers challenges and opportunities with regard to competition and price regulation that may be significant for regulators.
This section discusses the regulatory challenges and opportunities facing all telecoms regulators. Special attention is paid to developing countries but the changes in technology and markets affect all regulators. It discusses how policy and regulation intersect in the context of differences between countries and as a result of changes in technology and markets. Specifically, this section provides information on:
· Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Countries
· Policy Issues
· Regulatory Issues
· Key Developments in the ICT Sector
· Evolution of Competition