Our expertise Steer brings to its customer creative and optimized solutions to the problems they face based on an unparalleled experience in regulatory environment shaping, strategic and commercial negotiation and wholesale and retail offers design.

Our approach includes a comprehensive analysis of regulatory and competitive framework and its technical & economic impacts on the market and the stakeholders.

Areas of expertise Please click on one of the areas for more details Regulation, negotiations and lobbying area includes
  • Relevant markets analysis and support to lobbying (regulator, international institutions)
  • Complaints (competition authority, regulator) : economical & technical support, financial impact of unfair practices
  • Support to negotiations on wholesale products agreements : broadband access and backhaul, mobile access, number portability, interconnection, carrier preselection, wholesale line rental
Network access and interconnection area includes
  • Broadband access (FTTx, local loop unbundling, bitstream), mobile access, wholesale line rental
  • Interconnection, carrier preselection, call termination fees, portability, roaming, national and international bandwidth
  • Wholesale and retail services regulation tools : underlying cost modelling, cost allocation, cost based analysis and control of retail/wholesale offers, squeeze tests
Business Development area includes
  • Privatization and due diligence
  • Strategic partners research
  • Partnership conditions settling and negotiation
New market entry area includes
  • New license bid - mobile (2G/3G), fixed, WLL, Internet : carrier preselection issues, frequencies, call termination, roaming, limited mobility service
  • Mobile/Fixed Virtual Network Operator : New Generation Networks, VoIP, convergence, new wireless access (WiMax, CDMA)
  • Market entry strategy
  • PMO : overall program master plan, progress analysis, critical path management, risk management, ...
Service evolution and product design area includes
  • New Generation Networks, IP convergence and new services
  • Multiple play opportunities : VoIP, IPTV, video conferencing, limited mobility services
  • Fixed-mobile convergence and substitution
  • Fixed & mobile network strategy and design, business planning