Valuing the Spectrum Training Course 2019
Date: October 15 - 16, 2019
Venue: London, UK
Our spectrum valuation training course in London on 15-16 October 2019 covers the range of possible approaches and how they can be combined.
Nov 20, 2018 by Martin Sims Managing Director

Putting a value on different bands is an essential skill for everyone with a professional interest in the spectrum world. 

Whether you work for a regulator, government agency or an operator, you are likely to be involved in valuing the spectrum in some form. It is an essential part of these common activities:

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  • Setting reserve prices for an auction
  • Corporate strategic planning for an auction or acquisition
  • Negotiating licence renewal
  • Setting annual spectrum fees
  • Dealing with administered incentive pricing (AIP)


This two day spectrum valuation training course will explain the commonly-used valuation techniques, covering:

  • Benchmarking
  • Business modelling
  • Technical valuation
  • Opportunity cost techniques
  • Company value technique


Working through real-world examples we will show how these are used in practice and how they can be used together in a “triangulated” approach.

Who should attend?

This course will suit a wide range of people: from those without a financial background seeking to understand the principles involved to those with financial experience who are new to the spectrum world. Likely job titles include:

  • Spectrum managers
  • Finance, regulatory and policy executives
  • Lawyers
  • Economists

Course format

The course features a flexible combination of lectures; exercises using real-world data and examples; feedback and review sessions; as well as ‘question and answer' sessions. Class size is limited to 25.

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