Plum advises on Bermuda spectrum award

Plum recently supported the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda with its HDS-1 spectrum award (for the award of 700 MHz, 850 MHz and 2100 MHz bands). The award was carried out using a comparative tender approach. Plum advised the RA on the assessment of Applications and also advised the Expert Panel established to make recommendations for[…]

Risky business: managing through the uncertainty of Brexit in telecommunications

With so many areas affected by the potential British exit from the EU (Brexit) and the accompanying uncertainty, it is premature to form firm views as to how telecommunications players should react. Impact will depend largely on terms associated with withdrawal yet to be agreed between the UK and EU. Therefore, strategic planning and risk[…]

Plum study on Licensed Shared Access for spectrum

The UK Spectrum Policy Forum commissioned a study from Plum Consulting to assess spectrum sharing in general and the Licensed Shared Access (LSA) mechanism, and make proposals for the most acceptable specification for LSA for the UK. Based on the outcome of Plum’s research and stakeholder interviews, the paper considers and makes the following recommendations[…]