Case Studies


Western Cape Broadband Projects

From Enthusiasm to Claims from Nonparticipants

There is an old project management adage that a project entails six phases, which have been jocularly described as: 

Purchasing Decision Making Journey

Client: A Major Telecoms Provider

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Analysis of the South African Automotive Dealer Management landscape

Client: A leading provider of Automotive Dealer Management systems

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Analysis of the Business Intelligence Large company market

Client: A leading provider of ERP, BI and Analytics

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Position Paper and Skills Development Strategic Framework for a Broadband-Enabled Economy

Client: Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism

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Market technologies study for major mobile telecoms provider

Client: a mobile telecoms operator

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Analysis of the South African Fibre Market

Client: a national systems integrator

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Rural communications market study project

Client: a national broadband service provider

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Rural broadband technical and market study project

Client: a major project funder 

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Digital Inclusion Feasibility Study for the Saldanha Bay Municipality

Client: Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism

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Open Access Wireless LTE Network

Client: a leading telecommunications service provider

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Market entry and ongoing strategic assistance for a network operator

Client: a new start-up telecoms operator

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ICT Policy Review (Green Paper Process)

Client: Department of Communications

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SA Connect Broadband Policy

Client: Department of Communications

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Due Diligence of a Payment Gateway Platform

The client needed to determine whether a Payment Gateway Platform and associated proposed operational business model would be feasible and sustainable.

Telecoms operator strategy

A wireless telecoms operator required an end-to-end strategy review. This included a multi-layered market study followed by a full cost and profitability analysis, recommendations as to improving profitability at both the product and customer level, and identifying where the company was making or losing money.

New start-up telecoms operator business strategy

A new start-up telecoms operator required a full business market strategy, reviewing market opportunities, competitive pricing, revenue maximisation and network strategy.

Bandwidth Demand Modelling & Business Case Development

The client, a major player in the submarine fibre-optic cable domain needed independent verification on a model they

Telecoms Business Case Assessment

The client, a private equity firm, had a need to determine viability of a project they had been approached to fund by two