The Regulatory Master Class is the ideal training resource for professionals involved in or wishing to learn more about regulation of the communications sector, particularly those working for operators, regulators and telecommunications organisations.
The course provides delegates with an in-depth knowledge of the principles and models of regulation and examines topical regulatory issues. It also includes a group working exercise.
The Regulatory Master Class covers the following main areas:
Economic Regulation and Competition
World Trends in Regulation
Overview of Telecom Networks
The Regulatory Authority: Today and Tomorrow
Licence Procedures and Licence Fees
Practical Telecommunications Regulation
Interconnection, Charges and Cost Modelling
Converged Markets and Regulators
Future Trends and Regulatory Challenges
Who Should Attend
This Master Class is of particular interest to a range of professionals working with communications companies or regulatory bodies including:
Senior staff working for regulatory authorities or government departments responsible for communications and media policy
Business or regulatory affairs managers working in the sector
Lawyers and consultants working in governmental or commercial fields
Representatives from funding agencies supporting sector development
Delegates attending the Regulatory Master Class will benefit from the first-hand experiences of senior industry decision makers.
– Overview of Regulation and Governance (and World Trends)
Day 1 – Residential | Day 2 – Virtual
– Markets and Competition
– Converged Markets and Regulators
Day 2 – Residential | Day 3 – Virtual
– Regulatory Authority Today and Tomorrow
– Consumer Policy and Protection
Day 2 – Residential | Day 4 – Virtual
– Overview of Telecoms Networks
Day 3 – Residential | Day 5 – Virtual
– Licencing – Why License? Licence Procedures and Licence Fees
Day 4 – Residential | Day 6 – Virtual
– Spectrum Management
Dr Charles Jenne
– Promoting Connectivity (Universal Service / Mobile Coverage)
Dr Charles Jenne
Day 4 – Residential | Day 7 – Virtual
– Numbering and Addressing, Numbering Portability and Internet Governance
– Interconnection, Charges and Cost Modelling
Day 5 – Residential | Day 8 – Virtual
– Problem Solving Exercises
Iain Williams and Team
– Wrap Up / Future Trends and Regulatory Challenges
Prof H Sama Nwana
Prof. H Sama Nwana, known as H, is a founding partner of Cenerva. H was Group Head of Spectrum at Ofcom, where he led the 2013 auction of UK 4G mobile licences, raising £2.34bn. Prior to this, he was Managing Director at Arqiva Ltd – and even prior Managing Director at Quadriga Ltd. Previously he was multiple award-winning Senior Manager at British Telecommunications. He has M&A experience, working with Venture Capital, Private Equity and Govt shareholders. His recent work has focused on digital transformation in Africa and ASEAN, where he has led digital sector reviews. He was also CEO of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance.
James Wild is a founding partner of Cenerva with his 25 years’ experience across a variety of senior telecoms roles and consultancy assignments in over 30 countries meaning that he brings, to Cenerva and its customers, extensive international telecoms experience and knowledge including a detailed understanding of telecommunications regulatory activities including licencing, spectrum and number range management, interconnection, roaming, cybersecurity, mobile money and their associated technological and environmental considerations.
Andrew is a Partner with Cenerva . Andrew has spent over 20 years working in the private and public sectors on ICT regulation.
This includes several years consulting for Cenerva. He worked previously as the Group Head of Regulatory Affairs for Digicel in highly competitive and challenging circumstances as a new entrant operator in multiple telecommunications markets. Digicel launched and operated mobile, WiMax, cable, submarine cable and broadcasting networks in around 30 countries. He has also worked for Vodafone and the UK telecommunications regulator.
Chris is an international regulatory expert who has held senior positions in the public and private sectors and led multiple projects across the full range of electronic communications regulatory issues. He is currently a Partner in Cenerva. Prior to this, Chris worked for the UK telecoms and media regulator Ofcom, where he was Director of Consumer Policy. As well as delivering major improvements to services and reforms in consumer engagement, he led work on wholesale and access pricing, including the charge controls on Local Loop Unbundling. Before Ofcom, Chris was Director of Regulatory Affairs for Cable & Wireless International where he led a complex regulatory agenda managing both incumbent and challenger businesses across 33 diverse jurisdictions. Chris has delivered regulatory training courses for Cenerva, the European Commission and Ofcom.
Dr Charles Jenne
Is highly experienced international policy and regulatory specialist in the telecoms, energy and utility sectors. He was a senior Director in the Ofcom Spectrum Group, and part of the Ofcom leadership team, for 12 years until end 2018. He has been closely involved in all of the key spectrum policy developments for the UK mobile sector over this time, leading several of the most high profile projects as the sector has transitioned from 2G towards 5G including mobile liberalisation, spectrum trading, auction design, spectrum fees and mobile coverage policy. He has also been a key figure in the development of UK spectrum strategy, leading the most recent Spectrum Management Strategy review in 2014. He also managed Ofcom teams dealing with satellite policy and spectrum licensing. He was previously a partner in PwC’s Consulting practice where he was a leading regulatory expert setting up and operating regulatory frameworks in the energy and utility sectors for public and private sector clients in the UK, Europe, US, Africa and Asia.
David is a US-qualified lawyer and regulatory consultant with experience in the United States, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Through his firm Darwin Telecommunications Regulatory Consulting Ltd, he advises mobile operators, government agencies and the GSMA on telecom corporate policies, regulatory strategies, and licensing framework reforms. He also regularly delivers seminars on competition policy to government ministries and regulators.
Iain Williams is an experienced telecoms professional with an extensive career in the industry. He was the Chief Executive at Airtel-Vodafone in the Channel Islands and led telecom operations for Millicom (Tigo) across Africa and Asia.
Iain is now a Director at Cenerva, where he heads up the training division, overseeing the delivery and driving the development of the TRMC programmes. He is passionate about helping individuals develop their expertise and professional knowledge.
“The course is exceptional! I learnt a lot and I think it should be attended by all those involved in communications regulation.”
2021 delegate, Nigeria
The course explained the nuances of the subject that simply hadn’t been explained elsewhere. The depth and detail of the course has catapulted my understanding to another level and it will benefit my career immeasurably. Thank you Cenerva!
2020 delegate, Myanmar
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