The study was intended to inform the requirements of a new DAB network in Hong Kong following a trial at a few sites. Our main role in this project was to comment on the potential to re-use trial equipment in the commercial network based on the planned network design and trial equipment details and also development[…]
Plum worked with the Shareholder Executive (BIS) to develop a view of commercial demand for public sector spectrum. Spectrum is a valuable input to the production of numerous services with social and economic value. The 2005 Cave Audit found that there was considerable potential to reallocate spectrum from public sector use to commercial use in[…]
Plum produced a report on costing methodology and the transition to next generation access which reached the following conclusions: To support customer migration to fibre the price of copper should reflect replacement cost. Competition will intensify as regulated copper competes with fibre (in addition to other platforms). If ex ante price controls are applied to[…]
Plum prepared a paper reviewing the spectrum valuation methodology proposed by advisors to the Indian regulator (TRAI). Issues were identified and alternative methodology proposed.