David N. Townsend & Associates offers professional, comprehensive consulting support to clients around the world in telecommunications economics, policy, and regulation. In addition to our expert group of Associates, the firm brings to all assignments a set of key information and technical resources, including the following:
Our extensive and growing library of paper and electronic information resources covers communications issues and policies from around the world. They include trade journals, reports, and other publications from all of the major international telecommunications publishers. There is also a wide variety of studies, databases, and specialized information derived from dozens of research and policy support projects around the world. Finally, we are in regular contact with telecom officials in numerous countries, at the World Bank, the ITU, and other organizations, maintaining an up-to-date liaison concerning the pressing market and policy topics in global telecommunications.
Among the most useful resources developed by David N. Townsend & Associates and available for client projects are DNTA Economic Models of telecommunications networks and markets. David N. Townsend has developed a series of computer simulation models over a number of years, which can be customized to analyze a wide range of market situations, whether competitive potential, demand characteristics, service costs, or national industry conditions. These are sophisticated, spreadsheet-based, data intensive models, but they are also designed to be interactive and user-friendly, and adaptable to specific client needs.
The following general DNTA Economic Models are available for adaptation to specific client projects, research studies, and customized analysis:
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