Policy and Regulation

Spectrum Pricing

Course Code: PO256


This course begins with an introduction to spectrum as a limited and valuable natural resource, and discusses existing spectrum management methods, including the ‘command and control’ approach, unlicensed spectrum, spectrum trading, pricing and leasing, as well as the role of the regulator. The principle of the opportunity cost associated with spectrum, as well as spectrum pricing components are also explained in detail. Spectrum auctions, different types of auctions and rules and procedures for auctions are reviewed with sample cases.

Key topics

  • Spectrum management
  • Types of spectrum pricing
  • Administered incentive pricing (AIP)
  • Spectrum auctions and band management
  • Spectrum allocation policy.

Target audience

Telecommunications engineers, economists, spectrum management practitioners and other telecommunications professionals with an interest in licensing and spectrum pricing.

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