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The Economist: Two’s company

REVOLUTIONS in technology bring benefits to millions, but the companies that make them happen do not always thrive. Even when demand is booming, competition to meet it can be brutal. Makers of telecommunications networks know this only too well. They perform the unseen miracles that allow ever more people to talk, work and play on […]
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Published December 3, 2011.


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Telecoms.com: Operators angered by Apple mistreatment

Mobile operators across the world are angered by the way Apple treats them, and are hoping Nokia can help curb the firm’s stronghold in the smartphone space, according to industry consultant Bengt Nordström. Nordström’s management consultancy Northstream works with carriers worldwide and he explained that in the firm’s discussions with operators, Apple’s attitude towards them […]
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Published November 29, 2011.


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Light Reading: NSN Unveils Its Kill List

Nokia Siemens Networks, as part of its restructuring, says it will focus on mobile broadband, services and customer experience management. But what businesses might it exit? Those details weren’t divulged in NSN’s press conference today but rather they were featured in an email from NSN CEO Rajeev Suri to the company’s 74,000 employees worldwide. The […]
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Published November 25, 2011.


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Telecoms.com: NSN announces 17,000 job cuts

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has announced that it plans to axe 17,000 jobs – almost a quarter of its 74,000 global workforce – by the end of 2013. The company said that the job cuts are part of a move to target end-to-end mobile network infrastructure and services, with a particular emphasis on mobile broadband. This will […]
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Published November 25, 2011.


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Telekomnyheterna: Affären roaming försvinner

Erik E Byström är seniorkonsult hos telekombyrån Northstream. De höga roamingavgifterna hämmar dataanvändandet i utlandet och därmed potentiell tillväxt, säger han. Att avgifterna för dataroaming kommer att minska till en nivå som ligger nära de nationella avgifterna är oundvikligt. Read full article
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Published November 15, 2011.


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Elektronikbranschen: Allt fler tar hjälp av appar för att nå ut till sina kunder

Northstream bedömer att det är osannolikt att HTML5 slår igenom för huvuddelen av de smarta telefonerna i världen inom två år. På längre sikt, inom fem till tio år, finns större chans att HTML5 blir dominerande när det gäller appar för vanliga användare, säger Erik E Byström, konsult och expert på programvaruteknologi för telekomindustrin hos […]
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Published October 24, 2011.