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Striving for impact

We have chosen to put our competence, passion and efforts at the intersection of business and mobile technologies for one main reason: no other area is evolving at the same breakneck speed to keep pace with customer demands.
That is why you need strategy handcrafted for your business and competitive dynamics, rather than standard road maps. In our strategic advice we draw upon in-depth knowledge, front-line experience, leading market insights and proven methodologies.

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October 25, 2019, Blog

Learnings from agile transformations at mobile operators

Agile is eating the world. Everyone, from software development startups to the public sector, are embarking on agile journeys. But what is agile – really? And how do you make sure you succeed with your agile transformation? In this blog post, we share our learnings from client engagements and tell you about the five pitfalls […]
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September 9, 2019, Insights, White papers

5G Outlook in Europe

Is Europe overall ready for 5G? One argument made by European regulators and MNOs is that it makes more sense to wait and learn from their Asian and American peers before ramping up 5G deployments themselves. They would then be able to catch up once the time is right, buoyed up by the good amount […]
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August 8, 2019, In the news

ComputerSweden – Nu stärker Accenture sina 5G-muskler – köper Northstream

Konsultjätten Accenture köper telekomanalysföretaget Northstream. Syftet är att möta efterfrågan inom tjänster kopplade till 5G och internet of things. – Vi är oerhört glada över att kunna förena våra olika kompetenser och på så sätt stärka vår förmåga att hjälpa våra kunder att skapa nya värden och nå framgång på en starkt konkurrensutsatt marknad, säger […]
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August 8, 2019, In the news

Realtid – Accenture köper Northstream

Accenture köper telekomkonsulten Northstream, med en årsomsättning på cirka 45 miljoner kronor, för att bredda sin kompetens inom kommunikations- och nätverkstjänster. Northstreams vd och medgrundare Bengt Nordström säger att bolaget under lång tid haft en plan om att någon gång vilja passa in i “ett större sammanhang”. Read full article
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Delivering value

Northstream is a trusted strategic advisor to global players in the ecosystem of a connected world. Thanks to our perceptiveness, agility and ability to create innovative solutions, we build enriching relations and deliver competitive advantages.

Some of our recent engagements in brief:

Data analytics deployment benefits quantification

A data analytics vendor asked Northstream to develop business cases illustrating evidence of benefits of the analytics solutions at operator customers. Each case quantified the deployment benefits and the resulting annualized impact was put in the context of the operator’s overall business performance. The cases were then transformed into tools for estimating future operator deployment impacts.
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Long term network strategy development for a growing European Operator

A fast growing European mobile operator asked Northstream to audit their existing Network strategy in light of their recent growth and changes in the market, in order to validate the operator’s internal strategy development. Northstream’s findings served as input to the client’s decision-making process for network investments, business strategy development, and contract negotiations.
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Process management to establish contracts for LTE and Managed Services

A European operator faced an immense challenge to launch and go live with LTE within seven months, as well as replace their Managed Services partner. Northstream was brought in to run the initiation and completion of RFP processes for both the LTE network and the managed services on a tight two month schedule.
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Some of our clients

Working with global clients on a multitude of challenges, we engage with the full range of players in the ecosystem of a connected world – operators, service providers, content providers, network infrastructure and handset suppliers as well as industry fora, investors and financial institutions.

Our clients

Our people

The Northstream team is built from a multi-disciplinary, internationally diverse, and widely experienced set of people. Our common qualities include drive, perceptiveness and creativity. Together we continuously challenge mind-sets, develop bold ideas and improve performance beyond expectations.

Meet Northstream’s people