Internet Services and Governance


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module


The student shall have knowledge about the economics of provision of electronic communication services and infrastructures.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about e-government services and citizen access
  • Must have knowledge about the techno-economics of Internet infrastructures
  • Must be able to demonstrate insight into governance structures of the Internet
  • Must have knowledge about convergence and its impact on regulation and governance
  • Must have knowledge about regulation of competition, user access, and scarce resources
  • Must have knowledge about Internet organisations and the standardization process for internet technologies
  • Must have knowledge about network neutrality, unbundling and vertical separation of Internet infrastructures
  • Must have knowledge about consumer rights issues in relation to provision of Internet services


  • Must be able to analyse the economic and technological conditions which influence governance and market structure of electronic communication infrastructures
  • Must be able to apply economic theory for analysis of market conditions for provision of Internet services
  • Must be able to analyse the role of data protection and privacy in provision of public and private internet services
  • Must be able to analyse the digital transformation of the public sector and policy issues involved in this process.


  • Must be able to discuss and evaluate Internet policies at the national and international level
  • Must be able to demonstrate development of his/her knowledge, understanding, and ability to make use of socio-economic methods within the fields of Internet services and governance

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of ┬ž17;┬áStructure and contents of the programme.



Name of examInternet Services and Governance
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 titleInternet-services og regulering
Module codeESNICTEK2K6N
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
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