Engagements

Northstream is a trusted strategic advisor to full range of players in the global ecosystem of a connected world. Thanks to our perceptiveness, agility and ability to create innovative solutions, we build enriching relations and deliver competitive advantages.

Some of our recent engagements are summarized here for you to get a deeper understanding of what we do.

Sample engagements

Strategy

5G Analysis: drivers and impact of 5G in 2018-2022

As the telecom community prepares for the introduction of 5G, there is a lot of discussion about what are the needs/drivers for 5G and the opportunities this next generation of mobile technology will create. The client, an investment management firm with shareholdings in the TMT industry, engaged Northstream to provide an independent view and analysis […]

Change

Reorganization and transformation

Northstream supported the client in realizing its strategic objective  to implement a new organization within the Technology division. Together with the management team Northstream led the program to analyse, design, perform risk assessment and execute the transition to a leaner and more efficient organisational structure covering all operational, financial, HR and stakeholder management related activities. […]

Sourcing

RFP for BSS transformation for global operator

Northstream led, in close cooperation with the client, an RFP process to select a partner for a complete replacement of the Business Support Systems (BSS) core environment across multiple markets. Work involved sourcing strategy, RFP production, partner evaluation and selection and contract finalisation. The scope covered all systems and processes (E2E) from front end, channel […]

Strategy

Sourcing support for European mobile operator in transformation and network modernization

Northstream assisted an European mobile operator to assess and support in transformation and network modernization in order to improve its operational efficiency and quickly expand network capacity to deliver new aggressive commercial offerings to regain market share. Northstream assisted the operator in the RFP process, including support in the preparation for RFP, evaluation of the RFP responses, […]

Strategy

5G strategy development support for automotive OEM

A leading automotive manufacturer engaged Northstream to assist them in the development of their 5G strategy for connected cars, by providing an overview of 5G technology and future developments, as well as technological and commercial implications for their specific industry vertical. Based on Northstream’s expertise and client input, Northstream analysed future 5G developments and their […]

Strategy

Spectrum auction litigation and regulator communication support

A leading mobile network operator in a high-growth market enlisted Northstream’s support in a spectrum auction litigation about timing and spectrum slicing. Northstream was responsible to develop a technical spectrum- and capacity model to support the client’s argument that proceeding with the auction as planned would be in the best interest of all stakeholders. Northstream’s […]

Clients

We work with the full range of players at the intersection of business and mobile technologies. Our clients come in all sizes and can be found all over the world – operators, service providers, content providers, network infrastructure and handset suppliers as well as industry fora, investors and financial institutions.

Consequently, all our clients benefit from a holistic view and industry-wide insights.

Some samples from Northstream’s client list: