Sustainable Spectrum Pricing

Whether or not a 5G business case is workable depends in no small part on how much operators have to pay for spectrum licences. 5G requires more spectrum but generates little or no incremental revenue. Regulators need to assess the … View post >



Avoiding spectrum auction failure

Stefan Zehle, Coleago’s CEO, identifies the key causes of spectrum auction failure and how to avoid them in his presentation at the Asia Pacific Spectrum Management Conference, Kuala Lumpur, March 2019. Spectrum auction failure and how to avoid it


Learning from best practice in Tanzania

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority recently concluded a successful spectrum auction which reflected all the key elements of international best practice.  The TCRA was advised by Graham Friend of Coleago Consulting.  In this paper, Graham highlights the key factors that … View post >




5G Regulatory Policy and Assignment Strategies

The mobile industry has steadily advanced, evolved and matured with each new generation of technology over the 40 years since its inception.  Regulatory approaches to spectrum management and assignment have evolved in parallel and there is broad consensus regarding what … View post >


Regulatory Competition to Support 5G

Large multi-national telecoms companies must decide where to allocate their limited funds and NRAs are in competition with each other to attract international investment.  This paper, one of a series of papers on 5G, explores how they can compete by … View post >




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