Rewheel/Digital Fuel Monitor
Who we are
Digital Fuel Monitor is run by Rewheel, a Finland based boutique management constancy specialising in mobile data.

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Rewheel's clients are mainly pro-competitive mobile network operators, telco groups, MVNO groups, sector regulators, governments, global internet firms, mobile data-centric start ups, PE and VC investors.

Since 2009 Rewheel has delivered mobile data strategy, spectrum and network economics management consultancy work for clients in the United Kingdom, United States, Ireland, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Greece, Poland, Slovenia, Hungary, Russia, Romania.

Rewheel is privately owned by its consultants:

Antonios Drossos Pal Zarandy
Managing partner Senior partner
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  • 18 years mobile industry experience, 10+ years management consulting
  • Nokia, Northstream, 3GIS (network sharing JV), ACN (MVNO), Omnitele, Rewheel
  • Retail and wholesale pricing
  • Business and profitability models, usage, subscriber, revenue forecasts
  • Strategic and tactcial commercial LTE infra vendor negotiations
  • MVNO wholesale deal assessment and negotiation
  • Network and spectrum sharing compensation mechanisms
  • Competition assessments, remedy design
  • Spectrum auction design and strategy
  • Commercial regulatory argumentation development
  • Roaming and termination/interconnection commercial models
  • Spectrum valuation
  • Due diligence
  • Strategy
  • 18 years mobile data experience, worldwide mobile data radio performance patent, 8+ years management consulting
  • Ericsson, Vodafone, Omnitele, Rewheel
  • Network-economics, spectrum usage models
  • 700, 800, 900, 1500 (SDL), 1800, 2100, 2600, 3600 MHz models
  • Mobile data traffic models
  • Capacity, spectrum efficiency
  • Small cells, backhaul technologies
  • Radio, core, backhaul network hardware, software, Capex, Opex dimensioning
  • Technical aspects of MOCN, MORAN network and spectrum sharing
  • Hardware and software capacity metrics and LTE vendor pricing (Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, ZTE)
  • Network performance, QoS differentiation, network slicing, 5G, IoT, MIMO, SDN/NFV, policy control, DPI, technical features and roadmaps
  • Technical RfI, RfQ specs and evaluation
  • Technical regulatory argumentation development
  • Strategy

Engagement highlight: currently we are advising a Western European MNO in an unlimited mobile data market on 700 MHz, 1500 MHz (SDL - Supplementary Downlink), 3600 MHz spectrum acquisition strategy and valuation.

DFMonitor in the media
Our 4G pricing and spectrum and network economics insights are often cited by the internaional media. On the right hand side you can find a selection of articles that cited DFMonitor reports or contained commentary from our consultants.

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Articles citing DFMonitor (in-line with the DFMonitor insights)

Some organisations that have publicly referenced Rewheel/Digital Fuel Monitor research reports

And a very recent reference. European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip (Brussels, 27 September 2016, Financial Times - ETNO Summit). Prices, demand, consumption, competition, innovation, Northern Europe vs Southern Europe.

Source: European Commission

Fixed-to-mobile broadband substitution
Mobile data usage in Finland
Effectiveness of MVNO remedies
Tight oligopoly markets in EU28
EU's first 700 MHz spectrum auction
DFMonitor in the international media
Reducing Wireless Competition in Europe
The New York Times (editorial)

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Twitter: @DFMonitor

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