Aude Schoentgen will present an overview of the 26 GHz frequency band in Europe at an Arcep workshop on Tuesday 16 November

Aude Schoentgen will present an overview of the 26 GHz frequency band in Europe at an Arcep workshop on Tuesday 16 November. This workshop, organized by Arcep in the dynamic of dialogue, listening and mutual enrichment that has been initiated with digital and environmental players, will explore two themes: The consideration of environmental issues in[…]

Richard Rudd will be chairing a session at the IET’s annual APC conference on Tuesday 16 November

Richard Rudd will be chairing the morning session of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)’s annual ‘Antennas and Propagation conference’ (APC), hosted online. The morning session focuses on topics relating to ‘5G and beyond’. Speakers will discuss Digital Twins for wireless communication systems and the use of machine learning for Propagation. In the afternoon,[…]

Plum supports new leading global research hub with launch of 6G vision

Plum Consulting, an independent consulting firm focused on the telecoms and digital sectors, acted to support The University of Surrey in launching its new 6GIC research centre and distinctive new 6G vision with a new white paper: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2020-11/6g-wireless-a-new-strategic-vision-paper.pdf The University of Surrey has been listening to and working with its industry members to forge a[…]

Plum acts as due diligence advisor on £100m equity investment

Plum Consulting, an independent consulting firm, focused on the telecoms and digital sectors, acted as exclusive vendor due diligence advisor to Zzoomm on the recently announced £100m equity investment. Zzoomm was founded by industry veteran Matthew Hare, who launched rural broadband player Gigaclear a decade ago, and this year hired former Virgin Media and TalkTalk[…]

Robindhra Mangtani

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rob Mangtani.  Rob joined Plum at the end of 2017 during an illustrious career spanning over twenty years, focussing on technology, telecommunications, and digital systems, including periods at Tesla, Google, Ofcom and the CMA.  He had a strong interest in regulation, competition policy, and[…]

Discussing social value of spectrum at the 15th annual European Spectrum Management Conference

Tim Miller and Laura Wilkinson presented a Showcase Session on accounting for the social value of spectrum at the 15th annual European Spectrum Management Conference. The session highlighted the social value delivered by telecommunications and the factors determining operators’ private value of spectrum. It also discussed adaptation of existing spectrum valuation methods and the role[…]