Mind the gap: MPF vs. WLR and SMPF

Plum prepared a report assisting BT in responding to an Ofcom consultation on the price differential between wholesale inputs for broadband services – MPF (metallic path facility) and WLR + SMPF (wholesale line rental and shared metallic path facility). Plum argued that the price differential should be rapidly aligned with the cost differential in order[…]

Spectrum allocation strategy and spectrum fees

The study addressed the various options for the allocation of spectrum ranging from directed awards through to auctions and considered the typical services for which each approach might be applicable.  In addition methods adopted for renewal and reassignment (migration) of existing were provided and also information on introduction of secondary trading.  In addition the use of spectrum[…]