Broadband Regulation and Ecosystem<br />William Fagan<br />Doha<br />25 May 2011<br />
Elements of Ecosystem<br />Investment<br />Physical elements- network and spectrum<br />Services and ‘content’<br />Market...
Issues Surrounding Ecosystem<br />Who can or will or should invest ?<br />‘Build it and they shall come’<br />Supply versu...
Issues for Regulation and Ecosystem<br />Can ‘good regulation’ help to achieve a successful ecosystem?<br />Can ‘bad regul...
Any Other Issues?<br />10 minute presentations<br />Discussion Panel<br />Questions from audience<br />
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Mr. William Fagan's presentation at QITCOM 2011

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Mr. William Fagan - Former Head of Regulatory Authority, ictQATAR

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Mr. William Fagan's presentation at QITCOM 2011

  1. 1. Broadband Regulation and Ecosystem<br />William Fagan<br />Doha<br />25 May 2011<br />
  2. 2. Elements of Ecosystem<br />Investment<br />Physical elements- network and spectrum<br />Services and ‘content’<br />Market- suppliers and customers<br />Regulatory and legal framework<br />Other ‘external’ elements including international connectivity and indoor wiring<br />National Economic Objectives<br />
  3. 3. Issues Surrounding Ecosystem<br />Who can or will or should invest ?<br />‘Build it and they shall come’<br />Supply versus demand profiling<br />Market development<br />What will customers buy – connectivity or content or both?<br />Are there any ‘killer apps’ that will make the make the market succeed?<br />
  4. 4. Issues for Regulation and Ecosystem<br />Can ‘good regulation’ help to achieve a successful ecosystem?<br />Can ‘bad regulation’ prevent the growth of a successful ecosystem?<br />Elements of ‘good regulation’ – regulatory forbearance - Ex ante- Ex post elements- ensuring available capacity as regards spectrum and fixed elements<br />Should Governments get involved and in what circumstances and in what respects – such as in the event of a ‘market failure’ in achieving national economic objectives ?<br />
  5. 5. Any Other Issues?<br />10 minute presentations<br />Discussion Panel<br />Questions from audience<br />

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