Engagements, Strategy

Scenario analysis of 50 billion connected mobile devices for network vendor

Northstream investigated whether and how it would be possible to reach a market with tens of billions of connected devices within a ten year period. The analysis focused predominantly on the enabling underlying social, economical, technological and behavioral prerequisites that would be needed to make such hyper growth possible, particularly in the M2M and ‘connected […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Market trend study of User Data Management

UDM is and will be a key aspect and potential differentiator in the mobile service ecosystem. Northstream analyzed the market and technology environment for UDM looking at today’s situation and the expected development for the coming five years. Focusing on the likely strategies of operators, on-line service providers and internet companies in the consumer space, […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Operational model development

A client of Northstream was facing a situation where one of its key business partners redefined its operational model and process for procurement.  Northstream was engaged to assist our client in the development of a new sales operational model to adapt and respond to customer expectations.  Northstream assessed the strategic impacts, defined joint success factors […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Sales forecasting of mobile consumer applications for mobile operator

Northstream analyzed the value chains, end-user take up and consumption patterns of a family of consumer applications delivered through mobile operators, as well as the associated reinvestment into platforms and functionalities from suppliers. The analysis led to a well-founded forecasting and potential prioritization of a mobile consumer applications portfolio.
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Total cost of ownership study of mobile operator´s service lines

Northstream conducted a study designed to capture operator requirements on all cost aspects involved in producing, operating, delivering, maintaining and expanding its service offerings, including the time axis as well. Through a combination of operator interviews and in-house analysis, the study resulted in a thorough insight in ‘total cost of ownership’ and its relevance in […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Review of Revenue Management Solutions portfolio

Northstream analysed the competitive position/edge of a Revenue Management Solutions portfolio as determined by quality, technology and distribution, from the perspective of potential customers and as compared to competing offerings. The study provided insight into the decision making criteria of the target customer base, as well as the perceived strengths and weaknesses of the portfolio […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Market analysis of OTT and impact on operator business

Northstream was contracted to assess the driving forces behind the entry of OTT service offerings, and to estimate the service uptake of services like mobile Instant Messaging and mobile VoIP. Factors that so far have limited OSPs’ presence in the mobile communication business were analysed, mapped out and assessed in terms of future development, and […]
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Published December 2, 2009.


Engagements, Strategy

Spectrum evaluation and alignment of operator´s technology strategy for 900MHz

Our client had the possibility to acquire a certain amount of spectrum in the 900MHz band and wanted to understand how to best utilize this spectrum, given its position and current assets, and to assess the financial value. Northstream analyzed the momentum of GSM, UMTS900 and LTE with regards to infrastructure, devices, regulation and operator […]
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