Consulting Services

Strategy, Business Planning and M&A

LYA brings considerable depth and scope to its broad clientele for policy and regulatory mandates.

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.

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 supports its client during the implementation of new strategic directions to ensure that concrete benefits are materialized as quickly as possible.

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.

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.

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
  • 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.

Many studies completed by LYA were submitted as expert analyses in the context of policy and regulatory consultations. These studies cover a wide range of subject matters including:

  • Mobile broadband
  • 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
  • The performance and quality of broadband services

Expert Testimony

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.

  • Commercial litigations
  • Class action lawsuits
  • Antitrust investigations
  • Telecommunications regulators consultations
  • Government consultations
  • Energy boards reviews