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Brokerage 2007 presentation ict policy

  1. 1. ICT Policy Research Leo Van Audenhove Eric Van Heesvelde
  2. 2. THEMATIC AREAS  Media Policy and Regulation  Competition policy  Public and universal service strategies  Media convergence policy  Telecom Policy and Regulation  Fixed and mobile policy and strategy  Technical regulation numbering, frequency, etc  eGovernance Policy  eGovernment and eDemocracy policy  Digital divide policy  Innovation Policy  Living Labs  Supporting innovation in media and telecom 2
  3. 3. METHODS  Benchmarking and comparative analysis  Where do we stand in comparison?  What can we learn from others?  What are the best practices?  Policy Assessment and Evaluation  Is policy effective and efficient?  Why not and how to reformulate?  Foresight Studies  What will bring the future?  How should we anticipate on policy level? 3
  4. 4. MEDIA - POLICY AND REGULATION  Public Service Strategies  Role of Public Service Broadcasting in the digital era  Media competition  Convergence  Digital Switch-over  In Flanders: 2008  Research about attitude and use of television  Insight in drivers and barriers towards digital television  Goal: policy recommendations for a successful analogue switch-off 4
  5. 5. TELECOM – WIRELESS CITY NETWORKS  Comparative analysis  17 wifi city networks (5 US, 12 EU)  Looking at:  Goals and motivations  Social and communications context  Technical  Technology used, coverage, topology, bandwith, etc  Public Private Partnerships models  Deployment, Financing, Operation  Outcomes and use of networks 5
  6. 6. TELECOM – WIRELESS CITY NETWORKS  Recommondations  Definition of goals and target groups  Service packages  Stimulating innovation  Avoiding false competition  Within legal boundaries  Stimulating local service development  Stimulating regional innovation 6
  7. 7. E-GOVERNANCE – INFORMATION SOCIETY  ICT-monitoring  Statistical information society indicators  Benchmarking & Policy evaluation  Different thematic domains, e.g. e-government, e-learning  Digital divide  eInclusion policy  Mapping out motivations and drivers/barriers for ICT-use  Shift from access towards use and skills  Universal Service strategies  Policy recommendations 7
  8. 8. E-GOVERNANCE – SERVICES & CHANNELS  E-government: user-centered and multichannel  Analyzed from different angels  Technical perspective  Usability and User perspective  Legal perspective  Formulation of policy recommendations  International best-practices  Outcome of research  Closed workshop  Validation  Recommendation 8
  9. 9. TELECOM & REGULATORY – QoE project  Radio Networks: rapid introduction of new technologies and services  Involves need for regulatory transparance  QoE analyses different essential aspects:  Frequency management, both national and international  Licencing and marketentry  Market regulation  Numbering  Access to emergency services  Service Level Agreements and QoS  Team of lawyers, engineer and other specialists  With direct links to Belgian, European and ITU Regulatory bodies 9
  10. 10. Innovation Policy - Proeftuinen  Comparative analysis, 24 cases  Policy goals vs. Legal frameworks vs. Market dynamics  Focus on Public-Private models  Critical survey and Lessons Learned  Added value of Open Innovation Platforms 10

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