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Regulatory and Market Environment

Trends 2013

Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2013 examining the transnational aspects of regulation in a networked society is now available.
Read the Press Release here!

​Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) 2014

3-5 June 2014
Manama, Bahrain

Trends Special

Trends in Telecommunication Reform
Special Edition

4th generation regulation:
Driving digital communications ahead (see press release)


Since its launch in 2000, the annual Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) provides a unique venue for regulators and policy-makers from both developed and developing countries to meet and exchange views and experiences. The meeting fosters an open dialogue between regulators and industry.

  • 13th Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR13) Warsaw, Poland, 3-5 July 2013
  • GSR12, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2-4 October 2012
    Why regulate in a global networked society?
  • GSRs Best Practice Guidelines and documents
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    We produce a number of flagship reports including Trends in Telecommunication Reform focusing on best practice regulation to enable ubiquitous broadband markets to thrive. Various thematic studies provide valuable viewpoints and strategies on multiple issues that affect regulation and economics in a converged broadband world.
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Economics & Finance, including costs and tariffs

    We have designed and are constantly enhancing a series of resource and collaborative platforms for regulators, policy makers and the broader audience.
  • ICT Regulation Toolkit
  • ITU ICT Regulatory Decisions Clearinghouse, ICTdec
  • G-REX, the Regulators’ Exchange
  • ICT Eye
  • Regulatory self-assessment tool
  • Regulatory and Market Environment blog

    In order to build an extensive knowledge base, inform analysis, and facilitate decision making, we conduct annual surveys on the most pressing issues in the area of ICT policy, regulation and finance.
  • ITU Telecommunication/ICT Regulatory Survey
  • ITU Tariff Policies Survey