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ITU Regional Workshop on “Competition in Telecommunications Market”, Khartoum-Sudan, 24-26 May 2016

As part of the implementation of the Operational Plan 2016 for the Arab Regional Office of the International Telecommunication Union, a Regional Workshop on "Competition in Telecommunications Market", to be organized in collaboration with the Sudanese Mobile Telecommunications Company "ZAIN". The workshop will be held in Khartoum-Sudan, 24-26 May 2016.

 The workshop on "Competition in Telecommunications Market", is aiming to:

1) Understand the principles of Competition in Telecommunications Markets;

2)  Define the types and structure of Telecom markets;

3) Competition as an economical growth factor;

4) How to regulate and manage Telecom competition:
  • Define Market strategies to increase competition
  • The Role of Telecom Infrastructure Sharing and national roaming for promoting the Competition;
  • Understand the types and impact of intervention from telecom authorities;
  • Compare the relative advantages of ex-ante and ex-post regulation;
  • Understand the rationale for competition and its principles, anti-competitive behaviors, abuse of Significant Market Power (SMP);
5) Determine What  and why cannot be left to competition (interconnection ,Universal access and consumer protection);

6) Share the regional experiences and practices on the ICT/Telecom Market Competition.