Assessment of market demand for spectrum allocated to the public sector

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[…]

Costing methodology and the transition to next generation access

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[…]