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Breakit – Hetaste trenderna på Mobile World Congress i Barcelona

“Jag tror det finns stora förväntningar och en nyfikenhet på hur långt leverantörerna av prylarna, Samsung, Huawei med flera, har hunnit med sina 5G-telefoner”, säger Bengt Nordström vd på Northstream som besöker mässan, och fortsätter: “Det som är på gång är utbyggnaden av att förbättra mobilt bredband. Det är huvudspåret och den tjänst som alla […]
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Published March 5, 2019 in , , .


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Bloomberg – It’s Huawei Versus the U.S. Government at the World’s Biggest Wireless Event

“Huawei is a global success story for China –- probably the leading one,” said Bengt Nordstrom, the head of telecom consultancy Northstream AB. The U.S. sending officials to Mobile World Congress to lobby against the company, he said, “sounds to me like an escalation of the problem.” Read full article
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Published March 5, 2019 in , , .


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Light Reading – Huawei Muscle Puts Ericsson, Nokia on 5G Back Foot in Europe – Sources

Headcount reductions would probably not hinder Ericsson and Nokia when it comes to network rollout because vendors have typically relied on contractors for that work, said Bengt Nordström, the managing director of the Northstream consulting business. But he agrees that any disadvantage Ericsson and Nokia have in Europe is mainly about resources. “If you think […]
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Published March 5, 2019 in , , .


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South China Morning Post – How Huawei went from small-time trader in Shenzhen to world’s biggest telecoms equipment supplier

“Huawei was like a start-up company, it did not have the burden of having a legacy business, and it grew in strength by recruiting many good engineers. They were inspired by how Ericsson and Nokia functioned,” said Bengt Nordstrom, chief executive of Stockholm-based consulting firm Northstream and a former Ericsson executive. “I think it’s fair […]
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Light Reading – AT&T, Time Warner Shed 11K Workers in First 9 Months of 2018

Analysts are skeptical of Deutsche Telekom’s claim. “The idea of merging two companies without it resulting in redundancies is quite remote,” said Bengt Nordström, the CEO of the Northstream consulting business, during an interview with Light Reading late last year. “In theory, it should be one network and one organization. You don’t need two core network managers.” […]
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Published January 14, 2019 in , , .


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Telecoms.com – A bunch of telecoms predictions for 2019

Fixed Wireless Access put the revenue back in 5G – Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of Northstream Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has evolved into a separate 5G use case, especially by Verizon in the US. Of all the suggested 5G use cases – including eMBB and mIoT – it is FWA that provides the most tangible revenue growth opportunity […]
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