Advancement in technological development, changes in consumer demand & competitive setting, licensing & other regulative measures all open new opportunities to earn profits. However, they also put the existing revenue flows at risk.
Telecom industry continues to be strongly regulated. In particular, operators in fixed access, terrestrial TV and mobile termination are often imposed price regulation due to their significant market power.
Fixed-term licences in e.g. terrestrial TV and mobile operations can lead to market disruptions. Especially the on-going re-allocation of frequencies between terrestrial TV and mobile broadband leads to changes in the both markets.
The challenge in spectrum management is to strike a balance between intense competition and productive efficiency. On the one hand, government agencies need to focus on increasing number of players in the market to intensify competition.
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