Simon Delaere

Simon Delaere
Researcher - Project Leader
Simon Delaere holds Masters Degrees in Communication Sciences (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2002) and Communications Policy (University of Westminster, 2003)

He joined SMIT in 2004. His research focus is on policy and regulatory issues surrounding media and ICT on the one hand, and business models for new technologies and services on the other. Currently, he coordinates the centre's involvement in number of projects on Future Internet technologies, particularly involving advances cognitive wireless networks.

Issues studied in current and past projects include (spectrum) policy and business models for reconfigurable wireless networks and services, Public Service Broadcasting in the digital age, digital switch-over issues, television viewer participation and accountability, electronic archiving of audiovisual material, government policy concerning broadband test and experimentation platforms, strategies for accelerating the introduction of broadband services, and business models for electronic newspapers.

Phone +32 2 629 16 22
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Organisation Project Publication
A Holistic Impact-Assessment Framework for Green ICT (2013)

Analysis of future internet business scenarios supported by autonomic management (2012)

Construction, instantiation and analysis of a business ecosystem for autonomic future networks (2011)

Techno-Economic Evaluation of Cognitive Radio in a Factory Scenario (2011)

Techno-economical Viability of Cognitive Solutions for a Factory Scenario (2011)

M1.1: Identification of polices and relevant Socio-economic impacts (2011)

High Level Market and Impact Assessment, Standardisation, Dissemination and Exploitation (2011)

Multi-Actor Analysis for Self-Organizing Energy Efficient Business Ecosystems (2011)

State-of-the-Art of regulatory context of sensing (2011)

Sustainability of Business Ecosystems for Next Generation Cognitive Networks (2011)

Potential Viability of Third Party Mobile Service Platforms for Spectrum Sensing (2010)

Service discovery: CPC or database? (2010)

Business scenario taxonomy for low power spectrum sensing (2010)

Business Analysis of Self-Organisation in Future Mobile Networks (2010)

Initial Scenarios (2010)

Informative document on analysis of potential CPC development models. ETSI TC RRS WG3 3rd Meeting, Paris, 19-20 February 2009 (2010)

Service Discovery Using a Geolocation Database: Better than a CPC? (2010)

The role of regulation for flexible spectrum (2010)

Theoretical State Of-The-Art (2010)

Business Impact Assessment of Mobile Self-Organising Networks (2010)

A typology of Business Models for Mobile Service Platforms (2009)

A Central Gatekeeper for Flexible Spectrum Management: Is there a Fit between Operator, Vendor and Regulator Views. (2009)

From linear to multi-level standardization in telecommunications: the case of the Cognitive Pilot channel. (2009)

Informative document on analysis of potential CPC deployment models. ETSI TC RRS WG3 3rd meeting (2009)

Informative document on analysis of potential CPC deployment models. Contribution to ETSI TC RRS WG3 3rd Meeting (2009)

Multi-level standardization of cognitive radio: the case of the Cognitive Pilot Channel (2009)

Analysis of potential CPC deployment models (2009)

Value Propositions for Self-x Functionalities in Future Wireless Networks (2009)

E3 Deliverable 1.4: Quantitative value proposition for Reconfigurable/Cognitive systems (2009)

Flexible Spectrum and future business models for the mobile industry. (2009)

Deelrapport binnen werkpakket 8: Studie mogelijke Business Cases. Final deliverable for IPEA Project (2009)

Policy and business models for the digital media economy - The case of Digital Television introduction (2009)

Multi-level standardization and business models for cognitive radio: the case of the Cognitive Pilot Channel. Paper presented at the DySPAN 2008 Conference (2008)

From Linear to Multi-level Standardization in Telecommunications. Keynote briefing given at the PN2008 Standardization Workshop (2008)

E3 Business Modeling. Presentation given at the SDRF-E3 Joint Workshop (2008)

Flexible Spectrum Models for the Mobile Industry. Presentation given at ICMB 2008 (2008)

Revenue sharing models for dynamic telecommunications services using a Cognitive Pilot Channel. Presentation given at the ICT Mobile Summit (2008)

Vlaams etherplan mist ambitie. (2008)

European policy trends towards Flexible Spectrum Management. (2008)

E3 Deliverable 1.1: BSAP Ecosystem Control Points for System Architecture (2008)

Newspapers on Electronic Paper Devices: A Scenario Analysis of Possible Business Models. (2008)

Flexible spectrum and future business models for the mobile industry. Paper accepted for publication in Telematics and Informatics (Elsevier) (2008)

The E2R II Flexible Spectrum Management (FSM) Framework and Cognitive Pilot Channel (CPC) Concept – Technical and Business Analysis and Recommendations (E2R II White Paper, released 07/12/2007). (2007)

E2R II – Business Models Research and Application to FSM and CPC. Presentation given at WII Innovation Day. (2007)

Cognitive Pilot Channel (CPC) Business Analysis. Presentation given at the Cognitive Radio Systems Business Impact Workshop. (2007)

Changing Content Industry Structures: the case of digital netwspapers on ePaper mobile devices. Paper presented at ELPUB 2007 (the 11th International Conference on Electronic Publishing) (2007)

Use case analysis for business modeling in the context of cognitive environments. Paper presented at Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) 18th Meeting (2007)

Business Model Implications of a Cognitive Pilot Channel as Enabler of Flexible Spectrum Management. Paper presented at the 20th Bled eConference (2007)

Business model scenarios for audiovisual archives in a digitized era. Presentation at the Rethinking Television Histories Conference (2007)

E2R II Tutorial – Section 2 - Business Models and Standardization/Regulation Perspectives for Cognitive Radio Systems. Presentation at IEEE DySPAN 2007 (2007)

Flexible Spectrum Management and the Need for Controlling Entities for Reconfigurable Wireless Systems. Paper presented at IEEE DySPAN 2007 (2007)

The Mobile Digital Newspaper – Business Models for ePaper devices. Presentation at Pressens Fællesindkøb Media Conference 2007 (2007)

The business model impact of flexible spectrum management and cognitive networks (2007)

The E2R II Flexible Spectrum Management (FSM) - Technical, Business & Regulatory Perspectives. E2RII White Paper (2007)

QoE Deliverable 3.2: European policy trends towards flexible spectrum management. (2007)

The Political and Regulatory Framework towards a European Information and Knowledge Society (2007)

Fostering Innovation in Networked Communications: Test and Experimentation Platforms for Broadband Systems (2007)

E2R II Deliverable 1.5: Final Report on Business Models, User Value and Roadmaps (report delivered to the European Commission). (2007)

Multimodal Broadcasting Business Analysis. Presentation at the E2RII Business Model Workshop (2006)

E2R overview. Presentation at Second SPORTVIEWS Workshop (2006)

Dynamic spectrum management in the context of Reconfigurability. Presentation at the Workshop “Quality of Experience / BILA II - Policy and regulation for Next Generation Networks” (2006)

A comprehensive business model framework for cognitive radio environments (2006)

End-to-end Reconfigurability – Convergence of Unified Business Model (UBM) and Responsibility Chain (2006)

Business models for digital mobile news: ePaper and the transformation of actors and roles in the newspaper value network. Paper presented at the 2006 IAMCR Conference (2006)

E²R II Deliverable D1.1: Business Models, User Value and Roadmaps (project n° IST-2005-027714) (2006)

Must institutions drive innovation? The role of Public Service Broadcasters in implementing digitization strategies and the paradoxal antagonism of switchover policies. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Communication and Mass Media (2006)

Competition and/or Innovation Policy in Small Markets? Questions around Flemish Initiatives on iDTV, Digital Archiving and DVB-H. Presentation delivered at the BILA II workshop (2006)

Deliverable WP 5.1: Business Modeling - Business Scenarios voor ePaper in de Vlaamse context. Final Deliverable for E-PAPER, IBBT (2006)

Regional/local TV and digitisation: evolutions in EU policy. Presentation at the EACTV seminar « Le développement de la télévision interactive (IDTV) et ses conséquences pour les télévisions de ville » (2006)

The E2R II Business Outlook: Framework, Instantiations and Challenges for Reconfigurability. (E2RII White Paper) (2006)

E2R II Scenario on Autonomic Communication Systems for Seamless Experience (E2RII White Paper) (2006)

Test and experimentation platforms for broadband innovation: examining european practice (2005)

The Lighthouse Channel: can Public Broadcasting bring public salvation in a digital era of fragmentation and globalisation? Paper presented at the IAMCR Conference (2005)

Interactive digital television in Flanders - presentation at the Taiwan public television service (2005)

Regionale TV en digitalisering: beleidsevoluties. Presentation at the Seminar on Regional Broadcasters and Interactive Digital Television in Flanders (2005)

Versnelling in Breedbanddiensten ontwikkeling (2005)

Test & Experimentation Platforms for Broadband Innovation: Conceptualizing and Benchmarking International Best Practice. IBBT / VUB-SMIT Report. (2005)

Country study: Belgium (2004)

21 Aanbevelingen voor breedband in de 21ste eeuw. Internal report in Dutch delivered to TNO-STB (2004)

Europa en de audiovisuele sector: transformaties in de driehoeksverhouding tussen staat, individu en mediabedrijf (2003)