New Article: One giant leap…

We are delighted that our new “One Giant Leap” article has been published in the September edition of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) magazine. The article highlights that a number of financial measurement and accounting challenges still exist in the in space sector, and the finance sector and regulators should undertake further assessment to allow the… Read More »

Is finance a final frontier for space today?

This article (link) is about the space sector economy and related financial measurement issues. It reflects, and develops further, aspects of earlier presentations to Wyzsza Szkola Administracji i Biznesuim E Kwiatkowskiego, Gdynia on the 9th of November 2017 to Centrum Badan Kosmicznych Polska Akademia Nauk on 16-17 January 2018, and at Kozminski University, Warsaw Poland on 25 October… Read More »

Spectrum – Is it all about access?

Spectrum access rights, to a spectrum frequency band, have traditionally been allocated to certain industry sector users by the ITU and in turn licensed by national regulators, typically on an exclusive rights basis. Recently, we have also seen a significant growth in the open “unlicensed” spectrum ranges, such as Wi-Fi where access is given by allowing “sharing” or… Read More »

Sharing spectrum – what’s on the menu for “starters”?

telcoconsulting recently presented a paper entitled “valuation and pricing” at the techUK Spectrum Policy Forum on spectrum sharing within the 3.8-4.2 GHz band, which highlighted our initial thoughts on this complex subject. Valuations of a spectrum band typically considers the specification of the frequency band, its location (country or geographic area), and allocations of the band to sectors,… Read More »

Celebrating Silver Anniversary in the International Telecoms Sector – personal reflections on 1992, 2017 and bit of the Future

10 May 2017 Celebrating Silver Anniversary in the International Telecoms Sector – personal reflections on 1992, 2017 and bit of the Future Our first client was an investment bank equity analyst. We analysed the UK market, reviewed the incumbent operator’s financial results and network asset valuation and considered the regulatory and market impact. The duopoly had recently ended, there… Read More »

telconsulting successfully delivers Spectrum Finance Training to ITU-R in Geneva

Building on their recent successfully delivered training courses, telcoconsulting was invited by the Director of the ITU-R Radio Communication Bureau to provide an intensive training course on “Spectrum Finance” at their global headquarters in Geneva in October 2016. Training topics included “financial impact of spectrum policy/licensing, “valuation methods relating to Spectrum including a mobile licence case study” and… Read More »

Brexit and Impact on telecommunication investment – a talk by Anna Coast

Yesterday, Wednesday 14 September, Anna Coast of telcoconsulting gave a talk to an audience consisting of policymakers, government, regulators and economists on “Brexit and the Impact on Telecommunication Investment“. The event was held at the Army and Navy Club, Pall Mall, London. The talk stimulated debate on the economic and financial impact as well as likely future trading… Read More »