Tag archive: Cloud

In the news, Insights

Market Intelligence – Legal disputes over spectrum hang a cloud over O2 IPO

Uncertainty over its ability to acquire more airwaves is putting pressure on IPO plans for Telefónica SA’s O2. But its peers may be facing similar headwinds. In July, Britain’s regulatory watchdog Ofcom announced that a U.K. spectrum auction due to take place later this year would prevent operators from owning more than 37% of the overall share of mobile spectrum available […]
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Published September 12, 2017 in , , , , .


In the news, Insights

The Economist – Cloudification will mean upheaval in telecoms

IT and telecoms differ in important respects. One is largely unregulated, the other overseen closely by government. Computing capacity is theoretically unlimited, unlike radio spectrum, which is hard to use efficiently. And telecoms networks are more deeply linked to the physical world. “You cannot turn radio towers into software,” says Bengt Nordstrom of Northstream, a […]
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Published April 13, 2017 in , .


Engagements, Strategy

Market study on providing cloud based core network as a service

A telecom systems supplier requested Northstream to investigate the drivers and barriers as well as the market potential for providing the cloud based core network as as a service in order to refine the client’s value proposition of the aforementioned solution and to best position itself among the competitors. Northstream started by first gaining understanding […]
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Published June 21, 2016 in , , , .