Engagements, Strategy

Market study on providing cloud based core network as a service

A telecom systems supplier requested Northstream to investigate the drivers and barriers as well as the market potential for providing the cloud based core network as as a service in order to refine the client’s value proposition of the aforementioned solution and to best position itself among the competitors. Northstream started by first gaining understanding […]
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Published June 21, 2016 in , , , .


Engagements, Sourcing

RFP for BSS transformation for global operator

Northstream led, in close cooperation with the client, an RFP process to select a partner for a complete replacement of the Business Support Systems (BSS) core environment across multiple markets. Work involved sourcing strategy, RFP production, partner evaluation and selection and contract finalisation. The scope covered all systems and processes (E2E) from front end, channel […]
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Published June 20, 2016 in , , .


Change

Reorganization and transformation

Northstream supported the client in realizing its strategic objective  to implement a new organization within the Technology division. Together with the management team Northstream led the program to analyse, design, perform risk assessment and execute the transition to a leaner and more efficient organisational structure covering all operational, financial, HR and stakeholder management related activities. […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Second opinion on strategy and support in value proposition formulation for an IoT platform vendor

Northstream’s client is a global actor within IoT. The client requested Northstream’s advice in providing a second opinion on their growth strategy as well as support in better formulating their value proposition in order to strengthen the client’s position against competitors and better communicate the benefits of the client’s solution. Northstream started by first gaining […]
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Published March 16, 2016 in , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Evaluating growth opportunities for a niched mobile operator

Northstream’s client is a young and niched European mobile operator that addresses enterprise customers with special requirements (e.g. need for coverage in low populated areas). As part of the client’s strategic planning process, Northstream was asked to assist in mapping and evaluating domestic and international growth opportunities as well as how to build long-term value […]
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Published March 8, 2016 in , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Network Consolidation: Creating an implementation plan for consolidating two mobile networks considering technological, market-strategic and financial constraints.

A leading mobile operator in a population-rich South Asian country asked Northstream to develop an implementation plan for consolidating two mobile networks in the wake of a merger. Northstream analyzed different network consolidation scenarios considering expected future traffic of the combined networks, network roll-out strategy as well as constraints such as financial savings targets, go-to-market […]
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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 […]
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Published June 30, 2015 in , , , , , .