Brussels on attack over pay-TV rights

Territorial restrictions placed on TV anywhere apps adds another dimension to the UK pub test case with regards to the single EU market for digital services The week-end edition of the Financial Times (23 Nov 2013), lead with “Brussels on … View post >


The Data Tsunami is coming to East Africa

Coleago Consulting discusses regional investment, spectrum and infrastructure strategies at the TMT Finance & Investment East Africa 2013 Conference This is a really critical time for the East Africa region. Significant decisions about the framework for investment, particularly regulation and … View post >







Australian spectrum auction failure – update

“The Australian” newspaper reported on July 30, 2013, that TELSTRA is demanding that the government again set a high price for crucial wireless spectrum, despite warnings by Ian Hayne,  the chief architect of the 3G auctions in 2000 that Canberra … View post >


EU in a muddle over roaming rules

The FT commented on the effect of profitability the proposed EU roaming rules may have on EU mobile operators, not least because mandated wholesale prices open up the possibility of arbitrage.  It is evident from the Case M.6497 “Hutchison 3G … View post >


Challenges for EU mobile operators

The European mobile telecoms industry is now at the maturity stage of the industry life cycle.  While the introduction of LTE is still a relatively recent event, there is limited revenue growth and consolidation is starting to set in. Rather … View post >


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