Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance


Industry and Public Sector Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 20 Issue 1

Technology agnostic regulatory criteria for licence-exempt spectrum

Johannes Kruys, Peter Anker

Spectrum regulations have major impact on the development and deployment of innovative technologies. Current regulations for license-exempt radio spectrum generally are…

Modelling small cell deployments within a macrocell

William Webb

Small cells, or microcells, are often seen as a way to substantially enhance the capacity of cellular networks. Previous assumptions have been that by deploying a dense…

High-speed data in Africa: an assessment of provision via mobile networks

Peter Curwen, Jason Whalley

The purpose of this paper is to examine the current provision of high-speed data networks in the African continent, in particular taking into account both licences and…

Growth prospects, market challenges and policy measures: evolution of mobile broadband in Pakistan

Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Imran Hanif

The paper aims to explore the long-term prospects of mobile broadband adoption in a developing country. The supply-side and demand-side policy measures are recommended to…

Indian telecom regulatory framework in comparison with five countries: structure, role description and funding

Giri Gundu Hallur, Vivek S. Sane

The purpose of this paper is to present a cross-country qualitative comparative analysis of telecom regulatory frameworks of five countries with that of India. Adopting an…

Effect of population density and network availability on deployment of broadband PPDR mobile network service

Matti Peltola, Heikki Hämmäinen

The purpose of the paper is to define the best deployment alternatives for a public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) mobile network service – the implementation…



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