Leading UK space collaboration awarded European Space Agency contract to study the use of D band links within future 6G satellite systems

A collaborative project led by Plum Consulting, with Sussex University and mmWave experts Filtronic will study the application of extremely high frequency ‘D-band’ radio spectrum for links within future satellite systems providing 6th-generation (‘6G’) communications. These frequencies offer a very wide bandwidth, which could support very high bitrate communications. Exploiting such high frequencies, however, presents[…]

Plum Presents: Barriers to digital connectivity and engagement

On Friday 7 July, Plum Director Chris Taylor presented a webinar on barriers to digital connectivity and engagement. The event included some global examples and analysis, and a case study focused on identifying and addressing these barriers from Plum’s recent study for the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership. The presentation slides from the webinar[…]

Plum and Stratix study trends and challenges of the cloudification of telecommunications network and services

Cloud technology and services are important to businesses and consumers in multiple sectors of the economy worldwide.  In telecommunications, modern networks are increasingly deploying cloud-based solutions in multiple settings across networks, operational functions, and customer facing business support, including cloud native 5G networks. “Cloudification” affects consumers and competition, introducing new dynamics to telecommunications value chains.[…]

Chris Taylor has joined Plum

Plum is excited to announce that Chris Taylor has joined our team, based in our London office but serving our clients worldwide.  Chris is a specialist in communications and media regulation who has held senior positions and led major programs of work in both the public and the private sectors. He has extensive international experience[…]

Karim Bensassi-Nour’s analysis of the Metaverse selected as a Top 10 paper of the IIC Future Leaders Competition 2022

Karim Bensassi-Nour’s paper “Across the Metaverse: Policy Priorities” has been selected as one of the Top 10 papers of the International Institute of Communications’ Future Leaders Competition 2022. This paper identifies and describes the features of the Metaverse. It discusses key policy issues that may arise across both the virtual and the digital worlds, and[…]