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Telecoms.com: Style, substance and spectral efficiency

Given the industry we all work in, milestones are a common occurrence. There’s a world first this or that on an almost weekly basis and the occasional reminder of the still green but fast growing roots. Today is the 20th anniversary of the world’s first GSM call (on a commercial network, for the pedants), which […]
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Published July 1, 2011.


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Total Telecom: Spectrum auctions are ‘stupid’ – analyst

Consultant hits out at regulators; warns Europe could be left behind in LTE race. Auctioning off mobile spectrum is damaging to the mobile telecoms industry, according to one analyst who believes regulatory bodies should focus more on the development of the sector rather than on making money for governments. Read full article
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Published June 3, 2011.


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Mentoronline.se: Många oroliga för Nokias framtid

Det som händer med Nokia är inte bara ett bakslag för den finska telekomjätten. Det är också ett hårt slag mot hela europeiska telekomindustrin. – Det slår mot Ericsson och mot alla underleverantörer till det här ekosystemet. Det är en fruktansvärt viktig fråga, säger Bengt Nordström, vd på konsultföretaget Northstream. Read full article
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Published February 17, 2011.


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Telecoms.com: Keeping Over The Top under control

Bengt Nordstrom, chief executive of consultancy firm Northstream talks to telecoms.com about Over The Top (OTT) services.  OTT looms large on the operator agenda and Nordstrom believes 2011 will be a “breakthrough year” for the model. But how can operators ensure a slice of the revenues? Read full article
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Published February 1, 2011.


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Mobile Europe: Don’t underestimate subscription growth

Management consulting firm Northstream has identified its annual top five trends for the worldwide mobile industry in 2011. Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of independent strategic management consultancy Northstream, predicts accelerated subscription growth for the next five years, which will start in 2011. Read full article
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Published January 1, 2011.