Consulting

At Nottingham, we don’t rely on traditional approaches. Our methodology relies on developing deeper insights into our clients’ business. We strive to eliminate strategic surprises, which could expose your organization to unforeseen risk. These deep insights highlight opportunities and reveal possible new business models, products, services and operational strategies.

Our consulting engagements are customized and interactive. Over the years, we’ve successfully addressed many interesting and complex projects:

  • Special RIM project to determine how best to address the Apple competitive threat
  • Representation for a major telecommunications services reseller regarding the issue of end-user validation and porting intervals
  • Representation for a major wireline reseller regarding VoIP 9-1-1 obligations and the company’s main liaison to the Federal Regulator regarding this issue
  • Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) project used as brief in securing royalties for music enjoyed as ringtones
  • Participation in a consultative study regarding alternative uses of PCS spectrum for an association of Canadian wireless licensees
  • Application of regulatory, Government relations and wireless licensing expertise in bidding for a PCS license spectrum auction. This project included developing the regulatory strategy, writing submissions in response to Government’s policy proposals and representing the client before the Minister and other government officials
  • Ongoing advice to incumbent and new entrant carriers on strategy for roaming and resale, spectrum procurement and tower sharing arrangements
  • Advice to major international satellite provider on a strategy for selling its services to Canadian wireless providers
  • Provisions of regulatory and wireless industry knowledge and support to the PWC team responsible for development of wireless number portability plan for Canadian wireless industry
  • Provision of regulatory, government relations and market knowledge support, including developing major sections of the application to an incumbent wireless service provider in its bid for wireless data spectrum
  • Marketing and strategic business development plans