Ed Achterberg founded Telecompaper in 2000. As a research analyst he has detailed knowledge about the Benelux telecommunications industry. He focuses on delivering in-depth analysis on trends across the Benelux and the Western European industry, for both the mobile and fixed/broadband market. Ed is also frequently asked by Dutch radio and TV for his contribution on telecom-related issues. Prior to Telecompaper, starting from 1995, Ed worked as telecom consultant and focused on telecom regulation and legislation, numbering, interconnection, and number portability for several telecom operators, including BEN, Dutchtone, Enertel, Callmax, BT/Telfort and others. He has a Master of Science degree from Technical University Delft, and is fluent in Dutch and English.