Insights, Predictions

#1 – Forget about data packages, 5G will bring speed-based price plans to mobile

2020 will see the currently mostly limited 5G launches ramping up, thus bringing extensive additional capacity to mobile networks. This, in turn, will enable operators to gradually get rid of data buckets in their range of offered plans. As most 5G plans become limitless in data, we anticipate that providers in 2020 will begin to […]
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Published November 29, 2019 in , , .


Insights, Predictions

#2 – Operators enter closer relationships with their outsourcing partners – enabling radical transformation across the entire value chain

Multiple trends are pushing operators to change the way they are working and deliver value to their customers. The increased demands on customer experience and fast time-to-market is causing them to embrace agile ways of working, DevOps delivery models, and analytics-driven decision making. However, these trends are not only affecting operators, but also other players […]
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Published November 29, 2019 in , .


Insights, Predictions

#3 – Gaming and 5G: Game on!

The gaming industry has seen tremendous growth in the past years. Mobile gaming, which accounts for nearly half of the game revenues, is facing evolving business models as more cloud gaming and Netflix-type of subscription services are starting to appear. The improved capabilities of 5G networks will further enable this type of game consumption as […]
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Published November 29, 2019 in , .


Insights, Predictions

#4 – 2020 will be the year when AI is brought into the operator’s value chain

Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic throughout most industry verticals. The banking and telco industries resemble each other with their complex legacy systems, consumer pressure and commodity shaped services – yet the banking industry is ahead of telecom in the AI adoption journey. We expect operators to get inspired by banking, to work around the […]
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Published November 29, 2019 in , , .


Insights, Predictions

#5 – Indoor 5G rollout will ramp up in Europe, unlocking innovative 5G use cases

As the 5G wave is picking up pace around the world, the indoor 5G deployment will be a critical part for providing homogenous 5G user experience, due to the outdoor 5G signal’s poor propagation as well as the network requirement of latency-critical 5G applications such as VR and AR. WiFi will no longer be able […]
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Published November 29, 2019 in , , .


Blog

Learnings from agile transformations at mobile operators

Agile is eating the world. Everyone, from software development startups to the public sector, are embarking on agile journeys. But what is agile – really? And how do you make sure you succeed with your agile transformation? In this blog post, we share our learnings from client engagements and tell you about the five pitfalls […]
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Published October 25, 2019 in , .


Insights, White papers

5G Outlook in Europe

Is Europe overall ready for 5G? One argument made by European regulators and MNOs is that it makes more sense to wait and learn from their Asian and American peers before ramping up 5G deployments themselves. They would then be able to catch up once the time is right, buoyed up by the good amount […]
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Published September 9, 2019 in , .


Insights, White papers

Smart Buildings: the way forward for landlords

Ever more people are seeking housing and employment within urban areas while our expectations for living and working space are rapidly evolving. Smart Buildings have emerged as a window of opportunity for real estate players to address new tenant needs while meeting environmental standards and lowering building maintenance cost. However, few existing or newly constructed […]
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In the news

ComputerSweden – Nu stärker Accenture sina 5G-muskler – köper Northstream

Konsultjätten Accenture köper telekomanalysföretaget Northstream. Syftet är att möta efterfrågan inom tjänster kopplade till 5G och internet of things. – Vi är oerhört glada över att kunna förena våra olika kompetenser och på så sätt stärka vår förmåga att hjälpa våra kunder att skapa nya värden och nå framgång på en starkt konkurrensutsatt marknad, säger […]
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Published August 8, 2019 in , .


In the news

Realtid – Accenture köper Northstream

Accenture köper telekomkonsulten Northstream, med en årsomsättning på cirka 45 miljoner kronor, för att bredda sin kompetens inom kommunikations- och nätverkstjänster. Northstreams vd och medgrundare Bengt Nordström säger att bolaget under lång tid haft en plan om att någon gång vilja passa in i “ett större sammanhang”. Read full article
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Published August 8, 2019 in , .