Tag archive: 4G

In the news, Insights

DN – Nytt teknikskifte väntar för skakigt Ericsson

– När 3g kom var inte tekniken tillräckligt bra. Telekombranschen kunde inte tillräckligt om datakommunikation, förväntningarna var felställda och myndigheterna var giriga att få in pengar vid licensauktioner. Skadan för branschen blev monumental, sammanfattar Bengt Nordström, vd för analysföretaget Northstream. – 4g blev en jättestor framgång. Branschen hade lärt sig datakom på vägen och tillväxten […]
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Published July 18, 2017 in , , , , .


In the news, Insights

Svenska Dagbladet – Svensk premiär för samtal via 4G-nätet

Snabbare uppkoppling är den största vinsten, enligt telekomkonsulten Bengt Nordström. Med appar som Skype och Whatsapp går det sedan länge att ringa över det mobila datanätet. Snart kommer de första svenskarna att kunna ringa röstsamtal som kopplas över 4G-nätet via sin mobiloperatör. Operatören Tre blir den första som lanserar tjänsten i Sverige.Tekniken kallas Voice over […]
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Published January 11, 2017 in , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Provision of continuous insight to executive management

The mobile landscape is in considerable change with mobile broadband and smartphone growth in addition to large scale LTE network roll out programs. A successful telecom operator with operations in a variety of markets requested Northstream to provide continued external advisory support to the CEO. The engagement allowed executive management to benefit from inputs based […]
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Published December 16, 2012 in , .


Engagements, Strategy

Capacity requirement modelling of LTE migration effect on legacy networks

Northstream was approached by a client to model the effect that the migration to LTE will have on the legacy networks in terms of capacity requirements. The outcome of the model would then assist the client with their strategic plans. Northstream’s methodology combined qualitative and quantitative approaches to generate the model. As a result, the […]
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Published June 19, 2012 in , , , , .


White papers

LTE and the 1800 Mhz opportunity

This Northstream white paper examines the take-up and status of LTE two years after the first commercial launch and analyses the key aspects that will determine its future success. It is widely recognised that mobile data usage growth, whether on smartphones, laptops or tablets, will continue. In such a market situation, there are a number […]
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Published March 23, 2012 in .


Engagements, Strategy

Market analysis of LTE use for Public safety in Europe

A client asked for support to to gain further understanding of the European Public Safety communication market. Northstream performed a eco-system analysis of the Public Safety communication vertical in Europe and developed scenarios of how meet Public Safety communication demand with LTE. The research covered aspects such as stakeholder analysis, end user requirement of voice […]
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Published March 12, 2012 in , .


Engagements, Strategy

Spectrum strategy, evaluation and business case support

Europe is going through re-farming and re-allocation of cellular spectrum as 2G licenses expire, also new mobile broadband spectrum is being issued in digital dividend and higher spectrum bands. A fixed/mobile operator on mainland Europe asked Northstream to support in the preparations for a mobile spectrum auction. Northstream provided support in re-validating the business opportunity […]
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Published October 13, 2011 in , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Outlining of communications services future

Northstream conducted a series of workshops with a major telecom player on the future of communication services. The project consisted of well defined and thoroughly prepared workshops on the topics of: Operator landscape development – competitive and financial dynamics Voice as a service – user, operator and OTT development LTE and VoLTE – impact, potential […]
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Published July 7, 2011 in .


Engagements, Strategy

Spectrum evaluation and alignment of operator´s technology strategy for 900MHz

Our client had the possibility to acquire a certain amount of spectrum in the 900MHz band and wanted to understand how to best utilize this spectrum, given its position and current assets, and to assess the financial value. Northstream analyzed the momentum of GSM, UMTS900 and LTE with regards to infrastructure, devices, regulation and operator […]
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Published December 2, 2009 in .