Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Learn the basics of Internet microenonomics and to combine the substance of earlier technology and economics courses and to apply that for the business environment of Internet and mobile service providers.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2020 - 23.10.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Heikki Hämmäinen, Matti Kilkki

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Heikki Hämmäinen, Matti Kilkki

Contact information for the course (valid 17.08.2020-21.12.2112):

Responsible teacher prof. Heikki Hämmäinen and course
assistant Jaspreet Walia ( Issues
related to exercises, please contact Jaspreet.

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Network economics. Value networks. Service and connectivity business. Wireline and wireless networks. Theory of enterprise and consumer commuynications customers. Information service pricing and charging. Network investments and operational costs. Regulatory issues of communications and radio spectrum.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Simulation game and final examination

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact hrs 46 h
    Independent study 40 - 80 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Textbook (Courcoubetis and Weber), lecture materials, exercise materials

Substitutes for Courses
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Registration for Courses
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SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Details on the schedule
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