The Carnegie Pulseabout the carnegie pulse | advertise | contact | subscriptions | join 
newsart & cultureopinionseventscourse schedule

My schedule
Most popular
View departments
View locations
View times

Find course by title:


19-712 Telecommunications, Technology Policy & Management

Department:Eng. & Public Policy
Cross-listed:18-482 , 19-402
Related URLs:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to basic principles of telecommunications technology and the legal, economic, and regulatory environment of the telecommunications industry. Topics covered are: role of new technologies such as fiber, wireless, voice over packet, and broadband access; principles behind telecommunications regulation from common carrier law and natural monopoly to open access and interconnection; differences in the treatment of telecommunications versus information services. Also, mergers, antitrust, and the changing industrial structure of telecommunications; spectrum allocation and management; and international comparison of telecommunications regulations. Special emphasis on how the new technologies have altered and are altered by regulation.

  Popularity index
Rank for this semester:#0
Rank in this department:#0

  Students also scheduled
19-701 Introduction to the Theory and Prac...
90-908 Ph.D. Microeconomics
12-704 Probability and Estimation Methods ...
18-450 Wireless Communications
15-744 Computer Networks
18-756 Packet Switching and Computer Netwo...
14-758 Wireless Communications
21-257 Models and Methods for Optimization
36-225 Introduction to Probability and Sta...
15-113 Systems Skills in C

  Spring 2005 times

No sections available for semester Spring 2005.

talkback to the pulse
No comments about this course have been posted, yet. Be the first to post!
Share your opinion on this course with other Pulse readers. Login below or register to begin posting.

Email address:

  (c) Copyright 2004 The Carnegie Pulse, Carnegie Mellon's first exclusively online student-run news source. campus mirror | RSS