LEMAY-YATES ASSOCIATES INC., founded in 1993, is an expert consulting and research firm focusing on the communications industry at large.
LYA’s expertise includes the development of Auction Platforms in support of its spectrum and auction practice. LYA’s expertise is at the forefront of auction formats including combinatorial clock auctions (CCA), simultaneous multiple round auctions and the new clock format of the US Incentive auction. Spectrum matters and spectrum auctions have been part of LYA’s core activities since 1995.
The following summarizes the key activities of LYA.
Expert Consulting services. This includes:
Strategy and business planning
Broadband market research and competitive analysis
Support in acquisition strategies, investment analysis and due diligence
Regulatory support, expert testimony and policy development
Expert evidence in litigations and antitrust investigations
Spectrum Matters and Auctions. This includes:
Spectrum strategy and valuation as well as license applications
LYA Auction Platforms, for any type of auction format
Assessment of the benefits of various auction formats and rules
Mock auctions, bidding workshops and simulations
LYA Auction Management Tools
Regulator and bidder training
Support for secondary market spectrum transactions
c-Ahead research. This includes:
LYA c-Ahead blogs on matters of interest including spectrum awards around the world, spectrum prices and broadband.
LYA c-Ahead research reports and custom research covering a variety of subject matters ranging from Connected Cars, Over the Top services and broadband applications to spectrum auctions and spectrum prices.