Spectrum Policy & Management Half day 8

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HALF – DAY 8

Session 1 – Improving Spectrum Efficiency: Spectrum Sharing, Dynamic Spectrum Access & Unlicensed Spectrum Access

Licensing Regimes have historically led to inefficient use of spectrum. This session covers an assessment of how spectrum may be used more efficiently by considering planning, spatial, geographical and temporal use.

• Key contributors to more efficient spectrum use (RF aspects, Network Aspects, Applications) • Licensing regimes, light licensing & approaches to spectrum assignment
• Spectrum sharing overview (licensed, Licensed Sharing, Unlicensed)
• Dynamic Spectrum Access: what is it?

• White Spaces: TVWS, GSM Whitespaces
• Authorised Shared Access/Licensed Shared Access (ASA/LSA) • Licensed Assisted Access (LAA): what and benefits?
• LTE-U vs. LAA and their co-existence

Session 2 – Two Detailed Spectrum Policy Case Studies:

• A usecase from a Developed Economy Spectrum Policy, and
• Spectrum Policy and Priorities for Connecting the next Unconnected Billions

Drawing from all that has been covered, what spectrum policy priorities for your Developing or Emerging Market Country? Other challenges

• Use Case 1: Spectrum Policy & Management Underpinning the 4G Auction of a Developed Economy

• Use Case 2: Deriving spectrum policy and priorities for developing and emerging markets from first principles

• Economics of networks
• Universal service funds and spectrum policy
• Infrastructure sharing
• The pros and cons for Wholesale Access Network (WOAN) as proposed in Mexico and South Africa • WRC 19 Agenda Items

Session 3 – Conclusions and Close

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