Engagements, Sourcing

Strategic Outsourcing of Managed Services and Implement a New Operational Model

A leading European Mobile Network Operator was in the process of issuing an RFQ (Request For Quotation) to outsource all of its non-core processes in a managed services engagement and implement a new operating model. The operator invited Northstream to lead the RFQ process, define the pricing model, and assisting in evaluating and all the […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Network Capacity Validation for a Network Sharing Initiative

A leading northern European Mobile Network Operator (MNO) was in the process of establishing a Network Sharing agreement with another MNO and wanted to validate the impact of the partnership on their own network capacity. The operator consulted with Northstream to develop a network capacity model to determine this capacity impact and to identify the capacity […]
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Published June 7, 2017 in , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Network Virtualization Project Planning

A leading Telecom group with operations in several European and Asian markets established a global network virtualization initiative and engaged Northstream to lead the initial phase of setting-up the project framework, developing the execution plan, and architecting the overall process transformation to centralize key processes. The Northstream team spearheaded the initiative by drafting an overall […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Regulator Communication Support for Spectrum and Capacity Constraints

A northern European mobile operators engaged Northstream to draft a report to the Telecom Regulator highlighting the need to additional spectrum to meet the growing market demands and to stay in a competitive position. Northstream based on its experience and expertise in the telecom space, developed a report by analysing existing spectrum assets owned by the […]
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Published June 7, 2017 in , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Support in Operational Readiness analysis for launch of VoLTE for a European operator

A European Mobile Network Operator requested Northstream to assess its readiness to launch Voice over LTE (VoLTE), implemented on operator’s virtualized telco cloud.For this assessment Northstream looked into operator’s VoLTE solution and its virtualized IMS, in terms of: Ways of Working, Organizational Structure, and Intra-organizational interactions. To evaluate the operational readiness and generate a list […]
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Published April 26, 2017 in , , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

5G strategy development support for automotive OEM

A leading automotive manufacturer engaged Northstream to assist them in the development of their 5G strategy for connected cars, by providing an overview of 5G technology and future developments, as well as technological and commercial implications for their specific industry vertical. Based on Northstream’s expertise and client input, Northstream analysed future 5G developments and their […]
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Engagements, Sourcing, Strategy

Sourcing support for European mobile operator in transformation and network modernization

Northstream assisted an European mobile operator to assess and support in transformation and network modernization in order to improve its operational efficiency and quickly expand network capacity to deliver new aggressive commercial offerings to regain market share. Northstream assisted the operator in the RFP process, including support in the preparation for RFP, evaluation of the RFP responses, […]
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Published February 23, 2017 in , , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Due diligence on a small cell technology company for a leading industrial investor

The investor wanted to assess the target company for considerations of a potential acquisition. Northstream was requested  to conduct  a technical due diligence on the target. The technical due diligence covered: the overall product offering assessing, feasibility of the promised benefits of the solution, profiling of the key people as well as high level review […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Support in Operational risks analysis and Business Continuity Management for a bank

Northstream’s client is a Nordic bank, providing financial services to consumers and enterprises. The client needed to review and update its operational risks and Business Continuity Plans for one of its business areas and ensure they are compliant with both internal and external policies and regulations. Northstream conducted interviews, analysis and compiled an updated list […]
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Published September 27, 2016 in , .


Engagements, Strategy

Support for spectrum valuation

A mobile operator requested Northstream to support the spectrum valuation in preparation for an upcoming auction. Northstream expert developed a spectrum valuation model to estimate the impact of spectrum on the network cost (OPEX/CAPEX) covering various permutations of different scenarios such as future spectrum acquisition/license renewals in the coming decades, possible network sharing arrangements and […]
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Published June 21, 2016 in , , , .