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Operator business

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 10

Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

Course contents

  • 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

Learning outcomes

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.

Course material

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

Completion methods

  • Online course
  • Lectures on Wednesdays at 8:15-10:00 & on Thursdays at 12:15-14:00
  • Final exam on Fri 29.10. at 10-12.
  • The course includes an obligatory one-day business simulation session (Mobile Operator Business game)

More information on the Aalto University course page.

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Responsible teacher

Aalto University
Heikki Hämmäinen

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT studies
5G technology
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Aalto University
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General prerequisites:
Some familiarity with concepts of microeconomics and mobile networks is beneficial.
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