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 impact on the automotive business and development cycle for the next five to ten years. From a technology perspective, this included analysing key 5G technology building blocks that would enable certain automotive use cases and the estimated timing of the adoption and mass deployment of these technologies. From a commercial perspective, the analysis considered the likely impact of 5G on the connectivity ecosystem, how it could affect the client’s connectivity supplier relationships. Northstream recommended a number of action points that the client should consider in order to adapt to a fast changing technology landscape.