Upon completing this course, you will have learned how to:
– Countries in the Europe region and the characteristics that affect telecommunications markets
– European Union regulatory structures, consumer protections, and international cooperation between countries in the area
– The European Commission’s role in telecom for the EU, including the Digital Single Market strategy
– The status of telecommunications in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and other countries in the area
In this course, you will learn about the characteristics of countries in the Europe region that affect telecommunications. The first section covers the region’s fundamentals, followed by specifics in the European Union (EU), including regulatory structures, national regulatory authorities, and the General Data Protection regulation (GDPR). Examine the European Commission’s role in telecommunications in the EU through the Digital Single Market strategy, European Electronic Communications Code, net neutrality, and more. Before finishing up with the countries of the former Soviet Union, you’ll learn about telecom environments in Switzerland and the UK, including the top telecom providers in each.