Services

Assessing market strategies and forecasting pricing trends and consumer behavior. We analyze the effects on competition of vertical integration between ... Read more
Designing regulatory regimes for the national broadband networks, with a particular focus on rules for vertical integration, non-discrimination, and operating ... Read more
Regulatory due diligence on telecommunications sector investments, identifying commercial, regulatory and political risks, and recommending strategies.  ... Read more
Blending private and public finance into viable deal structures for fiber and satellite networks, combining government and multilateral grants, loans, ... Read more
Expert evidence when disputes arise, providing authoritative, independent opinions on matters such as competition effects of mergers, contracts, and arrangements ... Read more
Appraising telecommunications sector policies, using economic tools to assess whether new policies will create a net social benefit.  ... Read more

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Transforming telecommunications sectors to ensure universal access to high-quality broadband, in a way that combines appropriate government support with private sector investment and competition.

Advice to Spark on Fiber Regulation, New Zealand

Advice to Spark on Fiber Regulation, New Zealand

Castalia helped Spark present a submission to New Zealand’s Parliamentary Select Committee in response to proposed changes in the regulation of fixed line telecommunications networks. New Zealand’s largest retail telecommunications provider was worried about losing market share because of draft regulation that increased access charges. The company could lose a portion of its customers to competitors because higher access charges would mean that many customers would no longer be able to afford premium services. Read more
Review of Papua New Guinea Telecommunications Regulation

Review of Papua New Guinea Telecommunications Regulation

Castalia helped Digicel present a case against new proposed regulation in Papua New Guinea. Digicel entered the Papua New Guinea telecommunications market and invested heavily in mobile infrastructure. Incumbents who had failed to invest complained that new investment made the entrant a dominant firm and wanted the regulator to change regulation and give all competitors compulsory access to Digicel’s network. Read more
Broadband Network Access Regulation, New Zealand

Broadband Network Access Regulation, New Zealand

Castalia helped Telecom New Zealand show that regulating access at a single layer of network architecture could achieve competitive outcomes for broadband internet and minimize market distortions. The telecommunications company was concerned that regulation requiring Telecom to offer competitors access at multiple layers of the broadband service stack would distort the market, limit cost recovery, and undermine network investment. Read more

Services

Assessing market strategies and forecasting pricing trends and consumer behavior. We analyze the effects on competition of vertical integration between ... Read more
Designing regulatory regimes for the national broadband networks, with a particular focus on rules for vertical integration, non-discrimination, and operating ... Read more
Regulatory due diligence on telecommunications sector investments, identifying commercial, regulatory and political risks, and recommending strategies.  ... Read more
Blending private and public finance into viable deal structures for fiber and satellite networks, combining government and multilateral grants, loans, ... Read more
Expert evidence when disputes arise, providing authoritative, independent opinions on matters such as competition effects of mergers, contracts, and arrangements ... Read more
Appraising telecommunications sector policies, using economic tools to assess whether new policies will create a net social benefit.  ... Read more

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France

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Level 1 Kyle House, 27-31 Macquarie Place
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

Thinking for a better world.

Castalia-logo-negative-2col
PROJECTS          NEWS         CONTACT
© Copyright 2019 Castalia. All rights reserved.
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