Abstract for: Applications of a Telecom Sector Model for Establishing and Validating Telecom Policies and Strategies

This article describes several applications of a system dynamics model of the telecom sector to the definition and validation of telecom policies and strategies in developing countries. This describes real cases where this model has been used to solve problematic and complex behavior found in the telecom sector, such as saving telecom operators from bankruptcy, validating a new structure for telecom operators, defining and validating universal service policies, and validating tax policies for the telecom sector.