Blockchain for Telecom Training Course

Course Code

blockchaintelecom

Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements

  • An understanding of the telecom industry

Overview

Blockchain is a technology for building decentralized systems. For Telecom providers, this technology could open the door for improved service offerings in areas such as billing and fraud detection, to name just two.

In this course we examine the core principles behind Blockchain technology and gain an understanding of its overall architecture and functionality. Throughout the course, we examine Blockchain technology's specific applications within the Telecom industry. Scenarios include security, payment systems, and user verification.

Audience

  • Business and technical managers in the Telecom industry

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, hands-on exercises

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain technology as a breakthrough across all industries
  • The looming challenge that all Telecoms face

Overview of the Blockchain landscape

  • History and Background
  • Companies using Blockchain

Blockchain usage

  • Payment systems
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Royalty collection

Cryptocurrency security

  • Bitcoin pseudo-anonymity
  • Security measures
  • Wallet backup and restore

Mining and transactions

  • Digital assets
  • Distributed ledgers
  • Networks and nodes
  • Cryptography
  • Proof and distributed consensus
  • Pools and scripting

Centralised vs. decentralised blockchains

  • Centralised blockchain
  • Decentralised blockchain

Use cases and opportunities for Telecom providers

  • Verification of outgoing calls
    • Identity-as-a-Service
  • Fraud detection and prevention
    • Roaming and in-subscription identity management
    • Smart contracts
    • Transparency of transactions
  • Secure IoT connectivity
    • Ensuring communication between IoT devices
  • Enabling of 5G
    • Handling heterogeneous access nodes and diverse access mechanisms
  • Ensuring the integrity of the network
    • Enabling selection mechanisms for new access technology
  • Payment methods
    • Cryptocurrencies
  • New competitors on the Telecom horizon

Closing remarks

  • The future of Blockchain and Telecom

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