Markets, Regulation and Standardization


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge on trends in ICT infrastructure and service markets
  • Must have knowledge on tools and methods to analyse market developments
  • Must have knowledge on the drivers and implications of ICT convergence
  • Must have knowledge on the basic economics of Internet
  • Must have knowledge on governance issues regarding Internet
  • Must have knowledge on central regulatory issues concerning ICT infrastructures and services
  • Must be able to understand the importance and role of standards, standardization organizations and standardization processes
  • Must have knowledge on the relationships between innovation and standardization


  • Must be able to critically assess a market analysis of ICT infrastructure and service markets
  • Must have the ability to analyse the interplay between technology and market convergences in the ICT area
  • Must be able to evaluate analyses of the economics of Internet
  • Must be able to understand analyses of Internet governance issues
  • Must be able to perform an analysis of the implications of regulatory initiatives regarding ICT infrastructures and services
  • Must be able to apply theories on network economics, information economics, and transaction costs on standardization issues


  • Must have competencies in using tools and methods for market analysis
  • Must have competencies in taking advantage in service and business developments of knowledge on converging ICT markets
  • Must have competencies in guiding and managing analyses of the implications of Internet economics and governance on service business development
  • Must have Competencies in understanding how regulations of ICT markets will affect market developments
  • Must have competencies to outline the role of standards in business developments in the ICT area

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed in §17; Structure and Contents of the Programme.



Name of examMarkets, Regulation and Standardization
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleMarkeder, regulering og standardisering
Module codeESNMICTM3K2
Module typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design