Advising telecoms operators and regulators

Coleago is a specialist telecoms management consulting firm.  Our expertise has been developed exclusively within the telecoms sector and delivers a rare combination of telecoms-related commercial and technical skills and experience. We have delivered hundreds of projects world-wide in developed and emerging markets including spectrum valuations, spectrum auctions, telecoms business planning, regulatory advocacy, regulatory capacity building, national broadband development, network sharing, tower due diligence, M&A due diligence, MVNO business planning, and more. We also deliver telecoms training programmes, notably the Telecoms Mini-MBA and the Mobile Operator War Game.

Experienced based consulting

Our people make the difference.  We offer experience-based consulting.  Our consultants have a minimum of 15 years’ experience and many have over 20 years, much of it gained while working in operations at CxO level.

Coleago’s directors and consultants regularly publish key notes and white papers analysing and commenting on key topics affecting the telecommunications sector.  These papers draw on experience and insight gleaned from the projects we carry out for our clients and therefore they reflect the real life challenges faced by regulators, governments and operators across the world.   Please scroll down to browse our library and download all our papers.

Keynotes & Resources

December 2020

IMT Spectrum Demand

Starting with an analysis of the existing trends and anticipating the future evolution of 5G, this report looks at the importance of making more mid-bands spectrum available for IMT as an essential means to achieve the 5G vision.

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December 2020

Releasing low band spectrum for mobile

Mobile network operators need to continuously expand capacity to meet the rapid growth in mobile data consumption. The right mix of new spectrum in the low-, mid- and high-bands is vital for the rapid delivery of mobile broadband services at accessible prices.

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September 2020

The benefit of technology neutral spectrum licences

In many countries the process of introducing new technology in existing frequency bands is delayed or held up because spectrum is not licenced on a technology neutral basis. Indeed some countries have not learned the lesson from a delayed introduction of 3G and 4G and are now repeating the same mistake for 5G.

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July 2020

2300 MHz spectrum for 5G

The 2300MHz band is already widely used for FWA and mobile LTE and is now becoming a key resource for 5G-NR. 5G must deliver a 10 fold increase in the user experienced data rate from 10 Mbit/s to 100 Mbit/s, a factor 100 increase in area traffic capacity to 10 Mbit/s/m2, and a 10 fold reduction in latency to 1 milli-second. To deliver this, the 2300MHz band (LTE band 40 LTE and 5G-NR band N40) is....

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