Achieving success in telecommunications and new media
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Our multi-disciplinary and mobile team offers clients the close partnerships essential for successful outcomes and capacity building.
Delivering exceptional outcomes.
With an established track record of high quality analysis, our work is recognised by industry leaders as being able to withstand the highest levels of commercial and regulatory scrutiny.
Achieving management endorsement.
Effective communication is essential to ensure that the messages from our strategic analyses are clearly understood and appropriate action plans adopted.
COVID-19 experience highlights the importance of NZ’s world-class telecommunications networks
TCF CEO Geoff Thorn said the lockdown experience was a great reminder of the importance of fair industry profitability, as telecommunications companies need to be in good financial shape so they can continue to make the huge investments required in new services and technologies.Read more →
Examining legacy mobile network rationalisation
Operators worldwide are exploring opportunities to deploy 4G and 5G technologies by re-using spectrum currently supporting 2G and 3G services. Rapid growth in mobile data services is generating considerable pressure on operators to deliver enhanced capacity through more spectrally-efficient technologies.Read more →
Impacts of licensing 5G FWA and private networks in 28GHz
We explore the economic impact due to deploying localised services such as 5G fixed wireless access and 5G private networks in the same spectrum bands used by nationwide and global satellite services.Read more →
Dedicating 28GHz spectrum band to satellite services: Africa
Satellite provides links for mobile and broadband services, plus satellite-powered connectivity for broadband services in underserved / unserved areas. We find that wholly or partially repurposing the 28GHz band for 5G / mmWave may precipitate adverse technical and economic impacts, as countries seek to expand ubiquitous broadband access across land, sea and air – a crucial issue for Africa, with about 55% of its total 1.37 billion inhabitants living outside densely populated areas.Read more →