Turkcell launches German MVNO

News that the number one Turkish mobile operator Turkcell (home market share 56%) is launching an MVNO on Deutsche Telekom’s mobile network in Germany is not entirely a surprise given its desire to expand outside Turkey and the success that … View post >

Why mobile data should be more like mustard

Industry analysts and commentators continue to marvel at the “growth in demand” for mobile data and indeed some mobile networks are groaning under the strain. It appears however that the meaning of the word demand has been forgotten. Demand, in … View post >

Heretical thinking: New spectrum may not add value

Hardly a day goes by without a new forecast of mobile broadband demand being published predicting exponential growth in data volumes. This is then translated into a requirement for additional spectrum allocation over and above the digital dividend 700/800 MHz … View post >

German Spectrum Auctions Results

The mobile telecoms spectrum auction in Germany ended on the 20th of May 2010. On offer were a total of 358.8 MHz of paired and unpaired spectrum in the 800 MHz, 1.8 GHz, 2 GHz, 2.6 GHz bands. The auction … View post >

Making sense of recent European spectrum auctions

Regulators across Europe are busy this year auctioning spectrum in the 2.6GHz spectrum frequency range as well as other frequencies including the 800MHz Digital Dividend. 800MHz spectrum is clearly of great value to operators as the equivalent US auction demonstrated. … View post >


Welcome to the official Coleago blog, where we’ll keep you up to date on latest research and insights from the Coleago consulting team. We’ll post regular updates, tips, and expert insights into the telecoms market. This blog is a place … View post >