With a significant portion of our team hailing from Latin America, TMG is intimately aware of the dynamic markets that comprise the Americas. Our experience in this region is further bolstered by our advisers’ past experience working directly for regulators.
In order to stay engaged in the multi-stakeholder policy process across the Americas, TMG actively participates in the work and meetings of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission of American States (CITEL) and many of its team members are delegation members to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for various countries. Furthermore, TMG regularly produces regional reports covering ICT developments across the region for a number of clients.
Countries & territories where TMG has worked or carried out regulatory analyses within the Americas
From assessing the state of the digital television transition across multiple east African nations to hosting capacity building exercises for various regulators, TMG understands the needs of both regulators and the private sector that varies country by country.
TMG regularly works with operators and governments in the region through the ITU’s multistakeholder process and as a part of many projects, both for private clients and public ones. These projects include assessing the migration to digital TV in multiple African nations, evaluating the potential economic effects of 5G on the region, and assessing the market conditions of many nations in the region for a satellite operator.
Number of countries & territories where TMG has worked or carried out regulatory analyses within Africa
TMG’s extensive work in the Asia-Pacific region includes projects from five-year technical assistance projects to develop an operational roadmap for the telecommunications sector, advisory services for spectrum licensing, and more.
In the Asia-Pacific region, TMG’s staff identify new developments and advise clients on potential impacts, and coordinate with those clients to develop appropriate responses, including consultation submissions and direct engagement plans. In the last two years alone, TMG has assisted clients with responses to 15 consultations in the Asia-Pacific region and has briefed clients on recent developments in advance of face-to-face discussions with key officials. Furthermore, TMG’s team members have significant experience dealing with public policy trends and regulatory issues specific to the Asia-Pacific region.
Countries & territories where TMG has worked or carried out regulatory analyses within the Asia-Pacific region
Between our years of experience working with European regulators and organizations, and our team member based in Switzerland, we have extensive experience working on behalf of clients in Europe.
TMG regularly engages with the European region through multistakeholder processes and individual projects. The former comes in the form of working through the ITU and monitoring the regional preparatory and development process. The latter involves specific projects including market entry requirement analyses, spectrum assessments, and monitoring data protection and cybersecurity developments in the EU.
Countries & territories where TMG has worked or carried out regulatory analyses within Europe
The experience and knowledge that TMG staff have garnered over the years concerning the MENA region stems from a significant amount of public and private-sector work in the region. In terms of governments, TMG has advised multiple governments in the region on the design of policies and laws to account for the rapidly changing sector. For private-sector clients, TMG regularly drafts comments on their behalf, undertakes market analyses for those looking to enter markets for the first time, and perform regular monitoring of the regulatory landscape.
TMG remains quite engaged in the MENA region through a number of development, both regulatory and analytical, projects. From helping regulators establish themselves and creating quality of service regulations where market conditions require it, to monitoring regulatory developments for a number of private clients, TMG continues to help shape a healthy and diverse ICT sector in the region.
Countries & territories where TMG has worked or carried out regulatory analyses within MENA
TMG’s staff have many years of experience in both government and the ICT industry and have held senior positions in major U.S. and international telecommunications operating companies, equipment manufacturers, government authorities, and regional and international organizations. They are well-versed in ICT trends and strategies, which allows them to effectively assess market conditions and recommend creative strategic directions.