Engagements, Strategy

Strategy Analysis: Fixed-Mobile Convergence

With the trend of consolidation and fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) across Europe, many Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are examining the relevance of this trend to their business. The client commissioned Northstream to formulate a strategic framework considering various FMC scenarios and drivers. Northstream’s methodology set out to firstly define a set of potential strategic options to […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Addressable Market Sizing: Northstream assesses and quantifies the future prospects of purpose-built industrial smart devices.

Following the international launch of its new industrial smart device, the client approached Northstream to conduct a comprehensive market sizing exercise with a view to credibly quantify the global potential of industrial smart devices. Northstream’s approach and methodology involved a deep and wide analysis of research material from a variety of sources such as market […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Telecom and IoT market trend analysis for 2018 – 2022

Northstream’s client is a provider of services in network planning, build-out and maintenance for both mobile and fixed networks, as well as of services in areas beyond telecom. As part of the client’s strategic planning process, Northstream was engaged to provide analysis on market trends that will shape the telecom and IoT/M2M markets in Northern Europe in the […]
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Published June 30, 2015 in , , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Northstream analysed and quantified potential upside of network sharing

Two leading European MNOs, who were in the early phases of network sharing discussions, requested Northstream to build a comprehensive business case (including sensitivity analysis and key drivers) network sharing (MOCN) to investigate the potential upsides (financial and strategic) to network sharing and act as a neutral party in facilitating the definition of network sharing […]
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Published May 4, 2015 in , , , , .


Change

Migration and integration of an acquired broadband network

A telecom operator faced timing and complexity challenges in a post merger integration of a national broadband access provider. Northstream was asked to take the lead and to turn around the project. Northstream provided Total Project management capabilities, restructured project organization and tailored way of working to overcome complexities both within the company and with […]
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Published April 28, 2015 in , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Northstream assesses the potential for a mobile-fixed convergence M&A deal

A European mobile operator was evaluating the potential acquisition of a fixed operator. As a first step in the process the client engaged Northstream to deliver an analysis of the acquisition target as well as assessment of the strategic fit and potential synergies. Northstream analyzed the fixed operator and its business – including financial performance, […]
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Published April 8, 2015 in .


Engagements, Strategy

Analysis of Omnichannel and Single Customer View for telecom operators

Northstream performed an independent study, commissioned by a CRM platform vendor to evaluate the potential business benefits of Omnichannel and Single Customer View (SCV). The study included a cross-industry perspective, where Northstream conducted extensive interviews and complimentary research in the retail and finance industry. The research and lessons learned from the vertical industries served as […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Northstream analyzes the impact and benefits of SDN and NFV

As Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) are moving from hype to reality, there is a need to understand and quantify the benefits that operators can expect to achieve. Northstream was engaged by an industry player to assess the impact of SDN and NFV in a number of use cases – data center, […]
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Published February 4, 2015 in , , , , .


Change

Northstream supported its client managing a strategic business transformation programme.

The Client, a global telecom operator, had launched a large business transformation programme, with the goal of increasing customer satisfaction, improve financial performance, and shorten the time to market. This was to be implemented by releasing a simplified product offering, improve business processes, transforming the IS/IT stack by introducing new systems, perform major development also on existing systems, and introduce an agile way […]
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Published December 8, 2014 in , , , .