Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.09.2019 - 25.10.2019

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

In addition to sessions, you can reach the course teacher and assistant via email:,

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I 2018-2019 (autumn), I 2019-2020 (autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Learn to holistically combine the substance of earlier (service, network, communications) technology and economics courses and to apply that for the business environment of Internet and mobile service providers.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Network economics. Value networks. Service and connectivity business. Wireline and wireless networks. Enterprise and consumer customers. Service pricing and charging. Investments and operational costs. Regulatory issues.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

Examination: traditional 5 questions each 6 points. Includes defining key terms, answering with logical text and solving calculation problems.

Mandatory simulation game: one day on-site MOB business game between teams of 2-4 students. Includes pre-reporting, game session, and post-reporting.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hrs 39 h
Independent study 42 - 96 h

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3: English


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