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

March 2023

Kazakhstan 3.6 GHz Spectrum Auction

The Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan recently announced the results of their spectrum auction for two 100 MHz Lots of 3.6 GHz spectrum. The spectrum was acquired by a consortium formed by mobile operators Kcell and Mobile Telecom Service (Tele2-Altel), both part of the Kazakhtelecom Group.

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February 2023

Future Utilisation of the 470-694 MHz Band in the UK

In this report, written for the UK Spectrum Policy Forum ahead of WRC-23, Coleago explores the future use of the 470-694MHz UHF band in the United Kingdom post 2030. The band is sought after and used by a wide range of services, including digital terrestrial television (DTT), Programme-making and special events (PMSE) and mobile services amongst others.

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July 2022

Vision 2030: Low Band Spectrum for 5G

In this report, written for the GSMA, Coleago explores why low band spectrum is the cornerstone of digital equality and affordable connectivity to ensure that mobile's economic and social benefits can be felt in all communities.

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April 2022

The South African spectrum auction: An insider view

A review of the recent South African spectrum auction and the learning for other regulators seeking to award spectrum to support the development of mobile broadband and 5G

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