Tag archive: 5G

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South China Morning Post – US bets on different mobile airwaves from rest of the world – and that might cost it the 5G race

“In many other markets in the world, they are more cautious about using mmWave because they are not convinced it will have meaningful coverage and capacity to boost the network … It’s impossible to build nationwide coverage with mmWave spectrum,” said Bengt Nordstrom, chief executive of Swedish telecoms consulting firm Northstream. Read full article
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Published May 21, 2019 in , .


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Bloomberg – Ripples From Trump’s Huawei Crackdown Reach Mediterranean Shores

“This latest decision will hurt the whole ecosystem, and there won’t be any winners,” said Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of telecom consultancy Northstream. While carriers have likely stockpiled Huawei gear for some months, now “they need to decide if there are more measures that need to be taken,” he said. Read full article
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Published May 21, 2019 in , .


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Newsweek – U.S. LAGS CHINA IN THE NEXT BIG TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCE IN CELLPHONE NETWORKS. HERE’S WHY IT DOESN’T MATTER

But which 5G race can the U.S. hope to win? There are really three different races: one to provide the equipment on which the new networks are built; one to roll out the services widely; and another to develop the whole package—the software, devices, services and business processes that take advantage of 5G’s blinding speed […]
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Published May 3, 2019 in , , .


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The Economist – Are security concerns over Huawei a boon for its European rivals?

Though it is possible to ban Huawei completely from Europe, its biggest market outside of China, industry insiders warn that it would be hugely complex and costly. It would be especially disruptive in countries where Huawei is deeply embedded, such as Italy, Poland and Britain, says Stéphane Téral of IHS Marki, a research firm. With […]
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Published March 27, 2019 in , , .


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South China Morning Post – EU ignores US calls for blanket ban on Huawei in Europe as Chinese company’s 5G expertise helps its cause

“The reluctance to ban Huawei in Europe has several aspects. Some operators believe that Huawei has the best products,” said Bengt Nordstrom, chief executive of Stockholm-based mobile technologies consultancy Northstream. “Many of them are already using Huawei products and fear the cost and operational complications of replacing them as a vendor.” Nordstrom added that European […]
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Published March 27, 2019 in , .


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NyTeknik – ”Vi får en långsammare digitalisering i Sverige”

Konsekvensen kan bli ödesdiger, menar Bengt Nordström, vd på konsultbolaget Northstream. – Vi får en långsammare digitalisering i vår region jämfört med USA, Kina, Japan och Sydkorea. Det är många tidigare studier som visat att det finns en koppling mellan utbyggd mobiltelefoni och högre bnp-tillväxt. Bengt Nordström anser att det vid sidan om spektrumfrågan behövs […]
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Published March 27, 2019 in , , , .


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Breakit – Hetaste trenderna på Mobile World Congress i Barcelona

“Jag tror det finns stora förväntningar och en nyfikenhet på hur långt leverantörerna av prylarna, Samsung, Huawei med flera, har hunnit med sina 5G-telefoner”, säger Bengt Nordström vd på Northstream som besöker mässan, och fortsätter: “Det som är på gång är utbyggnaden av att förbättra mobilt bredband. Det är huvudspåret och den tjänst som alla […]
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Published March 5, 2019 in , , .


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“Give something to get something”

Smart city is no longer just a topic about the future. Many ‘smart’ / digital services are already operational today, ranging from public transport logistics, parking surveillance, traffic management, waste control, etc. They are, however, mostly deployed on top of existing communication backbone (mobile and fixed networks), built primarily for serving residential and B2B legacy communication needs. […]
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Published January 29, 2019 in , , .