Plum was engaged by a leading fibre network telco operator in the UK, to review the threats and opportunities brought with developing wireless technologies such as fixed wireless access, mesh networks, and cellular systems including 5G. Our work included a review of both technology and commercial developments in the UK wireless market, and a corresponding[…]
Information and communications technology has made substantial contributions to productivity growth, and productivity growth is the only sustainable source of income and leisure growth. The smartphone’s ubiquity and growth in apps means that mobile devices are now the key enablers of this economic and social progress. Europe has done well in terms of mobile-apps. It[…]
The study undertaken with the consulting firm RTT reviewed the evolution of global cellular frequency bands and multi-band handset support and considered the design challenges associated with supporting new frequency bands and the associated costs and benefits of such support. The likely relationship between the number of frequency bands supported and the RF cost and[…]
Plum prepared a report on the European app economy and proposed policy measures to support the growth of the app economy for the Association for Competitive Technology (ACT). Plum supported ACT in presenting the report at events in Brussels, Paris and London to policy makers and politicians.