Plum carried out an exercise for Telecom Argentina looking at the value of spectrum in various bands for their operations in Paraguay. This project was designed to inform Telecom Argentina of the relative value of spectrum, and to influence their future strategy around participation in spectrum auctions and other spectrum acquisition.
The assessment of future mobile data and spectrum demand is an important policy and business strategy question. The orthodox approach to these linked questions starts from a mobile data traffic projection to infer spectrum demand and value. However, future mobile data demand is uncertain, and spectrum demand and value is sensitive to data demand, since[…]
Plum produced a comprehensive toolkit for the GSMA covering the allocation of spectrum, awarding of licences, and formation of regulation to enable mobile broadband rollout – particularly in developing countries. The toolkit covered topics as diverse as deciding on which spectrum to allocate to mobile networks, to monitoring its use and working out the best[…]