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Last Updated: 06.07.2013
ITU/IDA Executive Training Program on Enabling Frameworks for ICT Development – The Singapore Experience  

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore jointly organized the ITU IDA Executive Training Programme: “Enabling Frameworks for ICT Development – The Singapore Experience”, which will take place in Singapore from 26 to 30 August 2013.

This Programme is addressed to senior officials, or those with at least 5 years of relevant experience, from Telecommunication/ICT Ministries and Regulatory Bodies dealing with policy and regulatory planning and implementation. The training aims to provide an overview of telecommunication/ICT regulatory framework and practices based on Singapore’s ICT development experience.

Please note that fees will be charged by IDA for this training, which should be made and borne by participants/organizations themselves, together with the travelling and accommodation arrangements. For details regarding fees, programme and registration, kindly visit

In accordance with ITU policy and the agreement between ITU and IDA, training fees will be waived and partial fellowships covering daily allowance will be granted to Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and eligible low income developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region subject to available resources. Please note that fellowships for eligible countries will be limited to around 13, and available on a first-come first-served basis. Please find attached the ITU Fellowship Form which must be received NOT LATER THAN 21 July 2013. Fellowships received after this date will not be considered.

For questions or additional information regarding the program, please contact Ms Bernice Tay ( or Mr Ashish Narayan (


Monday, 26 August 2013 (Day 1)
- Policy and Regulations -

08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:05 Welcome  
  Opening Address  
  • Welcome Remarks
Mr. Leong Keng Thai,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director GEneral (Telecoms & Post), IDA
  • Welcome Remarks
09:35-10:00 Welcome Tea Reception and Group Paragraph
10:05-10:30 Programme Overview
10:30-11:30 Introduction to IDA and Singapore's Telecommunications Landscape
11:30-12:30 Telecommunications Policy Formulation & Regulatory Principles
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:00 Competition Management Framework
15:00-15:30 Tea break
15:30-16:45 Consumer Protection Framework
16:45-17:00 Review and Feedback for Day 1
18:00-20:00 Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 (Day 2)
- Licensing, Enforcement and Interconnection -

09:00-10:30 Licensing Framework
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-12:00 Enforcement & Resolution Processes
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:30 Interconnection - The Singapore Experience
14:30-15:00 Tea break
15:00-16:00 Case Study: Number Portability - The Singapore Experience
16:00-16:45 Infrastructure Sharing
16:45-17:00 Review and Feedback for Day 2

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 (Day 3)
- Resource Management -

09:00-10:30 Resource Management - Spectrum Managemet in Singapore
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-12:30 Case Study: Spectrum Auction
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:30 Resource Management - Number Management in Singapore
14:30-15:00 Tea break
15:30-16:45 Site Visit and Presentation: Spectrum Monitoring Centre
17:30-19:30 Social Programme: Gardens by the Bay

Thursday, 29 August 2013 (Day 4) 

09:00-10:30 Next Generation Nationswide Broadband Network (NGNBN) in Singapore
10:30-10:45 Tea break
10:45-11:30 Presentation by the ITU
11:30-12:30 Cyber Security
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:30 Internet Related Policies
14:30-15:30 Presentation by the Media Development Authority
15:30-16:00 Tea break
16:30-17:30 Site Visit and Experience Sharing by Telco

Friday, 30 August 2013 (Day 5) 

09:00-10:00 Site Visit: Safe City & Intelligent Water Management Systems by ST Electronics
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-12:00 Experience Sharing by Starhub
12:00-12:30 Telecom and Regulatory Clinic
Mr. Leong Keng Thai, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director GEneral (Telecoms & Post), IDA
12:30-13:00 Programme Closing & Presentation of Certificates
Mr. Leong Keng Thai, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director GEneral (Telecoms & Post), IDA
13:00-14:00 Farewell Lunch
At a Glance  

26-30 August 2013

Registration Deadline:

Fellowship Deadline:
21 July 2013

Location: Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore 10 Pasir Panjang Road #10-01, Mapletree Business City, Singapore 117438

Organised by: ITU

Hosted by:
Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore

For detailed information, please contact

Ms Bernice Tay
Email: or

Mr Ashish Narayan

Target Audience:
  • Policy makers
  • Regulators
  • Administrators and officials
Hosted by:



Organised by:



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