Nera Economic Consulting

International Price Policy Comparisons

Since 2014, Finland’s leading telecommunications consultancy has published the “Digital Fuel Monitor” (DFM) – an international comparison of mobile wireless prices in the 28 member states of the European Union and the 34 member states of the OECD. The study has received considerable attention from the media and public advocacy groups. Interested market participants have proffered the report’s rankings as economic evidence in regulatory and policy debates around the globe.

TELUS, a Canadian operator hired NERA to examine the statistical rigour of the Finnish telecoms company report, and evaluate its assertions as a benchmark for international retail prices for mobile wireless services and each country’s competitive ranking in this arena.

Problem

The content presented was exhaustive, detailed, and layered throughout with the original Finnish report’s finding and the new TELUS conclusions. To be conclusive, the report had to examine each questionable assertion of the original study and present clear comparative counter-arguments based on new, independently-sourced data.

A report this statistics-heavy, laden with detail could have made for very dry reading. Added to that, without empathetic design, the comparative nature of this report’s analysis could have given the content an antagonistic edge, clouding its insights.

Problem

The content presented was exhaustive, detailed, and layered throughout with the original Finnish report’s finding and the new TELUS conclusions. To be conclusive, the report had to examine each questionable assertion of the original study and present clear comparative counter-arguments based on new, independently-sourced data.

A report this statistics-heavy, laden with detail could have made for very dry reading. Added to that, without empathetic design, the comparative nature of this report’s analysis could have given the content an antagonistic edge, clouding its insights.

Solution

Our design-driven layouts and content presentation made the dry source data far easier to digest and recall. Reams of comparative data were simplified by a unified visual design system, with thoughtful, empathetic design that made the findings accessible and as non-partisan as possible.

Solution

Our design-driven layouts and content presentation made the dry source data far easier to digest and recall. Reams of comparative data were simplified by a unified visual design system, with thoughtful, empathetic design that made the findings accessible and as non-partisan as possible.

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Dr. Christian Dippon NERA Consulting