Charles Murray joined Analysys Mason's London office in October 2014, having previously worked in our Dubai office. He brings together deep technical and commercial knowledge with robust financial analysis to guide operators and investor through complex issues. Charles specialises in mobile network sharing, operator M&A, and infrastructure projects – including tower deals, procurement and network outsourcing.
His recent projects include: network sharing strategy for two CIS operators; supporting a tower deal in the GCC; business cases for network consolidation in two M&A deals in the MENA region; and developing a towerco business plan for a network sharing joint venture in Western Europe.
Specialist skills include:
The case for 5G: mobile operators must move beyond smartphones and encourage connected device take-up
2G/3G switch off – strategic challenges need to be overcome
Decommissioning 2G and 3G will force operators to share networks at a national scale