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Dale Hatfield

Dale

Dale Hatfield advises governments and industry on policy, regulation, technology and business strategy. He leads policy initiatives in spectrum management, Interconnection, unbundling the local loop, and competition policy. He was Chief Technologist at FCC, and trained African Regulators. He served as a Director, Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder, CO. He worked for the Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C. as the Chief Technologist in the Office of Plans and Policy at the agency. He is a Senior Advisor to T/TI on ICT policy and regulation, and advised El Salvador’s regulator SIGET on Interconnection Policy, LRIC and other models for Interconnection pricing. For more than 15 years he owned Hatfield Associates, Inc., Boulder, CO. Service provided included engineering studies, spectrum analysis, cost and pricing studies, market research, expert testimony, strategic analyses, evaluation and preparation of business plans and regulatory applications or pleadings. In addition to providing advice to a wide range of private firms on business related issues continued his twenty-five years of involvement in telecommunications policy issues.

HAI’s clients ranged from small start-up firms to some of the country’s largest firms and included various government agencies as well. Service provided included engineering studies, cost and pricing studies, market research, expert testimony, strategic analyses, evaluation and preparation of business plans and regulatory applications or pleadings. In addition to providing advice to a wide range of private firms on business related issues continued his twenty-five years of involvement in telecommunications policy issues. Mr. Hatfield testified in federal and state court proceedings and before state regulatory agencies in the U. S. and Canada. Besides his work in Canada, he had extensive international experience. While serving on the Advisory Group on Telecommunications Policy of the Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) contributed to the preparation of a report entitled .The Changing Telecommunications Policy Environment: Policy Considerations for the Members of the ITU. (February 1989). With the assistance of The Annenberg Washington Program and in conjunction with the American Council on Education/Business-Higher Education Forum managed a project involving the teaching of seminars in telecommunications in countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Africa.

Mr. Hatfield testified in federal and state court proceedings and before state regulatory agencies in the U. S. and Canada. Besides his work in Canada, he had extensive international experience. While serving on the Advisory Group on Telecommunications Policy of the Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) contributed to the preparation of a report entitled .The Changing Telecommunications Policy Environment: Policy Considerations for the Members of the ITU. (February 1989). With the assistance of The Annenberg Washington Program and in conjunction with the American Council on Education/Business-Higher Education Forum managed a project involving the teaching of seminars in telecommunications in countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Africa. Dale Hatfield was closely involved in the development of advanced education programs in telecommunications fields in conjunction with universities across the country. He was the founding director of the Telecommunications Division at the University College at the University of Denver. Taught telecommunications policy and regulation courses on an adjunct basis at the University of Colorado at Boulder and at Pace University in White Plains, N.Y. Was a Senior Fellow of Northwestern University’s Annenberg Washington Program in Telecommunications Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. through 1995 where he trained the regulatory staff of FCC and state regulatory agencies.

T/TI Telecom Projects include: El Salvador Interconnection Policy.

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