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, 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 , , .


Sourcing

Northstream supported a mobile operator in the network sourcing process.

A Caribbean mobile operator had decided to upgrade its mobile network to 3G and 4G to meet the market demand. The operator was looking for a turnkey partner to conduct the planned upgrade as well as fully manage and operate the network. The upgrade was designed as a combination of swap-outs and evolving the existing […]
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Published October 17, 2014 in , , , , , , , .


Change, Engagements, Sourcing

Outsourcing and transformation: Northstream led the process to realize efficiency and savings targets

Northstream supported the client in realizing its strategic objective to implement a new operational model within the networks organisation. Together with the management team Northstream led the outsourcing process and thereafter established a transformation project focusing on re-design and establishment of new generic processes throughout the organisation. This also involved development of related IS/IT support […]
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Published November 28, 2013 in , .


Change, Engagements, Sourcing

IS/IT transformation: Northstream supporting the client from service scoping all the way to partner selection

Northstream supported the client in their IS/IT transformation initiative covering Business Intelligence, ERP, Office IT as well as all supporting infrastructure. Northstream led the process to define the service scope in an optimal manner as well as the partner selection process. The transformation covered processes such as service management, change management and release & deploy […]
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Published November 28, 2013 in .


Engagements, Sourcing

Procurement and operational strategy support: Northstream supported all major infrastructure negotiations and achieved world class results

The client was newly established as a mobile operator in Japan. Northstream was engaged to support the procurement of a WCDMA network. The client was advised to invite global vendors to an open tender process resulting in the signing of agreements with the two main industry players. Northstream continued to support the client over many years by […]
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Published November 28, 2013 in , , .


Engagements, Sourcing

Management of IMS and AXE networks modernisation project

Northstream assisted a leading network operator in Sweden with the planning and execution of upgrading and modernizing their IMS and AXE networks. The Northstream team supported the sourcing process and negotiation between the operator and the infrastructure supplier up until contract signing. In addition and preparing for project start, Northstream supported the network organization in […]
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Published April 12, 2013 in , .


Change, Engagements, Sourcing

Outsourcing transition management support for operator

Following an RFP process, led by Northstream consultants, a mobile operator decided to contract a supplier to deliver Managed Services for the major part of its operations. As a consequence of this decision, the scope of the previous Managed Services supplier as well as a number of employees in the operator’s organization were to be […]
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Published December 31, 2012 in .


Engagements, Sourcing

Procurement of datacenter capacity as a service, for supporting and evaluating long term main site consolidation strategy

Northstream consultants were asked to take responsibility of procuring datacenter capacity as a service, for an European operator. A current main site (one of the most critical nodes in their network), quickly approached end of life, while a new strategy to procure the datacenter capacity as a service had been initiated. This main site was […]
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