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Striving for impact

We haven 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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April 16, 2015, Blog

Omni-channel, soon available at your local operator

Consumption these days goes far beyond the mere product or service that is being bought. Sellers have invested heavily to make customers feel special in their purchasing experience. This extends beyond the actual moment of purchase to the impression of the website where the research is done to the customer service that follows the purchase. […]
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March 30, 2015, Blog

Internet of People – Connecting the unconnected

In 2020 we’re supposed to live in a world with 25, 50 or even 75 Billion connected devices by some estimates. This is a fascinating vision, which no doubt will offer many new possibilities and more than likely have a great impact on a wide range of industries. However, before we dream up the next […]
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April 24, 2015, In the news

El Nuevo Diario – Equipo de telecomunicaciones: señal ocupada

Para empezar, las fusiones transfronterizas conducen frecuentemente a choques culturales, y tanto Alcatel como Nokia ya están haciendo frente a algunas combinaciones culturales confusas por sus fusiones anteriores. Michel Combes, el director ejecutivo de la primera, argumenta que ambas compañías son completamente internacionales, y Nokia ahora tiene más directores de líneas de negocios franceses que […]
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April 23, 2015, In the news

Reuters – Ericsson’s Q1 profit hit by weak margins, shares plunge

“Ericsson’s Q1 results are more or less a reflection of the state of the telecoms industry,” said Bengt Nordstrom, head of telecoms consultancy firm Northstream. “In spite of very strong growth in mobile data traffic all around the world, revenues for infrastructure vendors are not growing and margins are slim.” 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.

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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.

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