This project, for the ACMA, provided advice on administrative pricing for spectrum based on opportunity cost. Specifically, Plum advised on the appropriate level of opportunity cost pricing in the 400 MHz band across geographic areas with varying degrees of congestion, and on approaches to implementing spectrum pricing. The 400 MHz band (380-430MHz and 450-520 MHz)[…]
Plum led a study for the OFT on the dynamics of online markets, which often act as gateways for SMEs wishing to trade online. Plum considered the routes to market for SMEs looking to engage in online trading, and commented on the effects of the economics of these online markets.