Consulting and Research LYA
We consult and research.
Strategy, Business Planning and M&A
LYA has the expertise, the experience and the industry knowledge to help you make the right decisions when evolving your business strategy and considering acquisitions or divestitures.
The LYA team benefits from recognized experts in all aspects of telecommunications and broadcasting :
From broadband services to mobile,
For both retail and wholesale b2b,
Targeting consumers, small businesses as well as entreprise retail market segments, for services and products.
Our broad scope and extensive background enable us to see and assess opportunities as well as risks across an array of issues, integrating customer needs and behaviours, market evolution, technologies, networks, finance, and regulations.
Our activities range from research and development of commercial strategies to business plan development, investment analysis, support for acquisitions and divestitures including due diligence reviews.
LYA serves a wide range of telecommunications service providers, broadcasters, Over-the-Top service providers, investors, regulators and competition/antitrust authorities as part of its Strategy, Business Planning and M&A activities.
Our analyses and recommendations are fact-based and leverage our extensive c-Ahead research capabilities and in-house data and information.
LYA can help you identify :
Opportunities for growth either organically or through acquisitions
The right acquisitions that will yield a better fit and smoother integration with your firm
The areas of your firm that you may want to divest of or evolve in a new direction.
LYA supports its client during the implementation of new strategic directions to ensure that concrete benefits are materialized as quickly as possible.
Policy and Regulatory
LYA brings considerable depth and scope to its broad clientele for policy and regulatory mandates.
LYA’s expert knowledge is very focused on key areas that include broadband and mobile, new media and over-the-top broadcasting in addition to spectrum and licensing.
Support for ongoing regulatory activities and management with telecommunications and broadcasting regulators
Expert analyses submitted as part of policy and regulatory public consultations. Many studies completed by LYA in the context of policy and regulatory consultations are available through our Publications blog. These studies cover a wide range of subject matters including:
Discussion of the regulatory framework for MVNOs in a number of countries
The evolution of TV and new media
Incremental network costs related to over-the-top streaming services
Review of broadband deployment costs
Discussion of broadband subsidies
Discussion of spectrum bands and technology ecosystems
Auction rules and license conditions and their impact on competitive structure in mobile markets
Benchmarking of investment and prices for telecommunications services worldwide, as well as
The performance and quality of broadband services.
Expediting changes to license conditions or other matters in dealing with industry regulators
Training courses on telecommunications and broadcasting regulations.
LYA’s expertise has been sought after in many important telecommunications and broadcasting consultations that have led to major changes in each industry segment.
Please contact us directly to discuss how we could help you achieve your goals.
The two founders of LYA, Ms. Lemay and Mr. Yates, are sought-after experts in broadband, mobile, telecommunications, broadcasting and spectrum matters.
Expert reports have been developed by LYA founders supporting clients for a range of activities that include:
Class action lawsuits
Telecommunications regulators consultations
Energy boards reviews (for example, for matters related to support structures).
c-Ahead Research… c-Sharp, c-Change, c-Results
Research is an invaluable tool to maintain the competitive advantage of your firm amid the fast pace of the telecommunications and broadcasting industries.
Our extensive research capabilities coupled with our experience and expertise enable our clients to c-Ahead, c-Sharp, c-Changes and c– Results from LYA Research mandates.
LYA c-Ahead research includes both primary and secondary research on all aspects of services and product, including product definition, distribution, promotion as well as price in addition to technology and regulatory research.
As examples, LYA research mandates will help you :
Benchmark your services and capabilities against your competitors or within a given area or country
Launch new services and products with appropriate pricing strategies, for either retail or wholesale b2b applications
Conduct primary research to assess behaviours and perceptions of consumers and businesses towards specific products and products
Assess how different jurisdictions are treating specific new services and opportunities from both policy and regulatory perspectives
Compare the quality and performance of broadband services on a worldwide basis.
In the age of instant information, you need timely, focused and accurate strategic insight to be able to c-Ahead, especially when the future is closer than you may think and possibly bigger than it appears.
We address this with quantifiable, reliable research integrated with our strategic insight and a forward-looking approach for your product and service planning. Ourc-Ahead market and industry research is designed to provide not just raw numbers and tables, but also a directional view of underlying trends and tendencies as well as of the technology and market risks that may be lurking below the surface.
LYA’s independent strategiccbranded research program focuses on providing timely, accurate and actionable insight about your customers and competitors viac-Ahead Research Reports.
Let us help you move up to the next level. You will c–Results from LYA c–Ahead research and from the implementation of your new strategic initiatives, products and services.
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