5G spectrum valuation and auction support in Taiwan

Plum, working with the Telecom Technology Center, supported the National Communications Commission on the 5G auction in Taiwan which concluded in February 2020. The work included a review of the auction design and rules, and the valuation of the 1800 MHz, 3.5 GHz and 28 GHz bands to inform on the appropriate reserve prices. The valuation methods used include avoided cost modelling, benchmarking and econometric analysis.

In addition, we carried out a quantitative assessment of the impacts of different forms of network and spectrum sharing. The outcomes helped inform the NCC’s review of infrastructure sharing regulations in Taiwan.