Incyte has wide-ranging experience in telecoms policy, regulation and
strategy. Our main areas of expertise include :
Effective liberalisation of
the telecoms market requires the establishment of a coherent regulatory
framework covering topics such as licensing, market analysis, quality
of service, access to facilities and interconnection.
Incyte consultants were
centrally involved in the establishment of the regulatory framework in
the EU, and have advised national authorities in many other countries
to ensure the creation of a robust and effective regulatory framework.
Countries in which we have
been involved in defining the framework, drafting the laws and
conducting market analysis include: Bahrain, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan,
Montenegro, Singapore, Taiwan, Trinidad & Tobago.
Incyte consultants have also
advised operators on their submissions to shape emerging regulatory
frameworks: BT and KPN in Europe, Telefonica (Peru), Neotel (South
Next Generation Networks
We have developed a vanguard position in consulting on various aspects
of NGNs including strategies for managing convergence from operator,
policy-maker and regulator perspectives.
Universal Access and Service
Universal access policies are now under the microscope because of the
need to consider the provision of high speed broadband services on a
Incyte consultants have substantial experience in retail price
regulation, including frameworks for setting, rebalancing and ceiling
control of tariffs.
Regulators need to understand the capabilities of the available
technologies and the relationship to the commercial strategies and
business models of market players.
Interconnection and Access
Incyte consultants have substantial experience in the de velopment of
access regulations, undertakings, RIOs and cost models for
interconnection and access to services and facilities.
We have undertaken a number of major economic and policy studies of
convergence, including convergence between fixed and mobile, between
telecoms and broadcasting, and between telecoms and the Internet.
We have developed LRIC and FAC top-down and bottom-up models for fixed
and mobile networks in a range of industry environments. We also have
leading edge experience in modelling for Next Generation Core and
and Number Portability
We have developed and suggested changes to National Numbering Plans in
anumber of countries. We have performed many cost -benefit assessments
for the introduction of portability for fixed and mobile numbers,
including the assessment of technical solutions for handling calls to
Policy and Management
We have assisted regulators to review their spectrum policies and to
introduce commercial methods to assist in the allocation and management
Support on Corporate Finance Activities
Incyte can provide support on regulatory aspects to mergers & acquisitions, privatisations, debt or equity funding and the development of strategic partnerships.
Product Development for Regulated Firms
Incyte can provide support on developing successful service propositions for heavily regulated companies.
Our consultants have extensive experience with product development for clients operating under stringent regulatory retail pricing rules and also for clients in more deregulated environments.