Telecom/Telematique was formed in 1987 to promote the development of telecommunications and IT in emerging markets, economies in transition, and developing countries. They pioneered “distance learning” with education and training about telecommunications to Africa, Asia, and Latin America/Caribbean. They consulted for major U.S. and Japanese companies seeking to enter oversees markets, for the European Union, the Department of State, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, and various Ministries or Telecom Regulators. They have researched, lectured and written books and articles about telecommunications technology and development.
T/TI consults in four broad categories of international telecommunications-Infrastructure, Policy and Regulation, Applications, and Financing Strategy. They conduct feasibility studies and provide technical assistance, education, and training.
Infrastructure ranges from designing fiber optic, wireless networks, and rural access networks, developing enterprise network architectures, evaluating technologies and technical solutions, preparing technical specifications, evaluating bids, and advising on deployment.
Policy and Regulation advice covers the regulatory framework and environment and focuses on Interconnection, licensing, spectrum management, tariffs and pricing, competition, universal service, VoIP, and convergence. They advise on privatization and corporatization. They provide training to Regulators.
Applications cover e-Government, e-Learning, e-Commerce/Business and specialized services to promote economic and social development. Other applications are profiled in their book Telecommunications in Action.
Financing Strategy includes strategic business plans, market access and development, project finance and investment, joint venture partnerships, microfinance, and trade. T/TI assists clients in arranging funding, project finance, and strategic partnerships.See more