The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has today provisionally cleared the anticipated acquisition of Hungryhouse Holdings Limited (Hungryhouse) by Just Eat plc (Just Eat).
Martin Duckworth of Frontier today chaired a session on fifth generation mobile (5G) developments at the IIC Annual Conference in Brussels.
The water regulator in England and Wales, Ofwat, has today published the outcome of a review of the market for new appointments and variations (NAVs).
In its pro bono work, Frontier has developed a monitoring and evaluation framework for Whizz-Kidz, a charity that works with young wheelchair users to enable them to live a life without limits.
A study by Frontier Economics analysing the contribution that the existing gas infrastructure can make to a (virtually) carbon-neutral German energy system in 2050 was published today in Berlin. Based on a comprehensive analysis of the entire German energy system, the study finds that gas storage facilities will continue to be essential for long-term energy storage, as there is unlikely to be a comparable electricity storage technology available in the foreseeable future.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced today that it is awarding this year’s Nobel memorial prize in economics to Richard Thaler, for his contributions to behavioural economics.
Frontier Economics is continuing its expansion in Europe, moving to its own offices in Paris today. We have been active in France since 2003, and in recent years we have seen a steady increase in demand for our services in France. After establishing a permanent Paris-based team, this latest move confirms our continued commitment to the French market.
Broadband operators submitted initial bids to the Irish Department of Communications, Climate Action, and Environment (DCCAE) last week, for subsidy to roll out high speed broadband services in rural areas of Ireland. Frontier supported eir in the development of the financial aspects of the bid.
The Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), the Mexican telecommunications regulator, has asked the incumbent America Movil-backed fixed line operators Telmex and Telnor to modify their respective ‘functional separation’ proposals in order to comply with regulatory measures approved in March 2017.
The Monopoly Commission, an independent advisory body to the German government, has today published a report on the current level of competition in energy wholesale markets in Germany, particularly in the power sector.
The European Commission (EC) published on the 5th of October the responses to a public consultation it undertook between March and June 2017 as part of its review of the “Significant Market Power” (SMP) Guidelines. The SMP Guidelines, first published in 2002, are a framework for national regulatory authorities (NRAs) across the EU to assess […]
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given unconditional clearance to the proposed merger between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. Frontier advised Vodafone India during the merger process.
The Superintendency of Residential Public Services (SSPD), Colombia’s public utilities regulator, has today closed the file on the investigation against Zona Franca Celsia, a thermal plant, for its conduct during electricity price spikes in Colombia in 2015 and 2016.
Catherine Galano and George Houpis of Frontier today spoke at the Club of Regulators workshop in Paris.
Frontier’s new report recommends a comprehensive Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme to achieve major energy savings in UK homes.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its final report following a market study into the use of price comparison sites and other apps.
57% voted in favour of keeping Tegel open at yesterday’s referendum in Berlin about the future of the airport. While the vote is not legally binding, it will further support the public debate about the future of the inner-city airport. In the run-up to the referendum, Frontier worked on a study which assessed the case for keeping Tegel open.
Anna Berry, consultant at Frontier Economics, today spoke at a Market Research Society (MRS) conference on how behavioural economics insights can be used to design innovative customer research in the utilities industries.
Heathrow Airport published a report drawing upon analysis from Frontier Economics to estimate the potential impact of reducing Air Passenger Duty (APD) on domestic routes in the UK.
The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) today announced the results of its auction of “Contracts for Difference” (CfDs) to support renewable generation. Frontier has advised bidders in renewable auctions across Europe.