Debunking the 25 Myths of Fair Share
Strand Consult is an independent provider of research and analysis in the fields of mobile telecommunications, information technology, and public policy. An important part of our work is to create…
Broadband Cost Recovery: A Study of Business Models for 50 Broadband Providers In 24 US States
Strand Consult identifies and quantifies the internet traffic and associated costs which shortchange the building and running of broadband networks and suggests restorative policy solutions. Cost recovery is the process…
Fact Check on Analysys Mason’s Claims on Big Tech Investments and Arguments Against Broadband Cost Recovery
Analysys Mason is a respected international consultancy whose reports inform the policymaking process. It has produced a series of reports commissioned by US tech companies like Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon,…
Net Neutrality regulation is failing UK consumers, innovators, and investors. It’s time for broadband internet policy that improves consumer welfare, internet innovation, and network investment for the UK
Much is said and written about net neutrality (NN), but many claims are devoid of facts. European countries have had NN regulation for some years. European operators comply with the…
The Market for 5G RAN in Europe: Share of Chinese and Non-Chinese Vendors in 31 European Countries
The report “The Market for 5G RAN in Europe: Share of Chinese and Non-Chinese Vendors in 31 European Countries”, one of a series of reports about cybersecurity and China. This…
The Moment of Truth: Is OpenRAN an alternative for emerging markets?
OpenRAN is frequently marketed as a means for operators to leapfrog mobile standards, connect the unconnected, and ensure a safe alternative to Chinese network equipment. Strand Consult, an independent provider…
OpenRAN and Security: A Literature Review
Given the interest of mobile operators, investors, and other stakeholders to learn more about OpenRAN, Strand Consult is pleased to release a new report “OpenRAN and Security: A Literature Review”….
Netflix v. SK Broadband. The David and Goliath Battle for Broadband Fair Cost Recovery in South Korea
Around the world operators experience exploding Netflix’s traffic exploding on their networks. They feel powerless to negotiate with Netflix for fair cost recovery, and Netflix demands that operators install its…
Debunking 25 Myths of OpenRAN
Many OpenRAN pronouncements sound too good to be true, for example a technology that can reduce mobile operators infrastructure CAPEX and OPEX by 30-40 percent. Investors and other decision makers…
Middle Mile Economics: How streaming video entertainment undermines the business model for broadband
The pandemic has heightened the importance of braodband with policymakers and increased the urgency of closing the digital divide, particularly in the US as FCC data shows that 22% of…
Understanding the 5G vs. Wi-Fi Debate: The Global Push for Unlicensed Spectrum
This report offers an important comparison between 5G and Wi-Fi, two important technology which compete. The FCC declares that 5G and Wi-Fi are complementary technologies, but there is an intense…
Understanding 4 to 3 mobile mergers
This report reveals what needs to be done to consolidate the telecommunications market. Around the world, telecom operators have had difficulty to consolidate the telecommunications market, especially when reducing the…
International stakeholders challenge Danish government’s ill-informed document for EU proceeding on the future of broadband networks. 10 questions to the Climate Minister
Fact Check the Danish Government’s Non-Paper on Broadband Fair Share, Consolidation and Spectrum
In Congressional hearing, TikTok´s CEO Shou Zi Chew repeatedly stated that TikTok protects his kids better in Singapore than kids in USA
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