Tag archive: IoT

In the news, Insights

Telecoms.com – A bunch of telecoms predictions for 2019

Fixed Wireless Access put the revenue back in 5G – Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of Northstream Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has evolved into a separate 5G use case, especially by Verizon in the US. Of all the suggested 5G use cases – including eMBB and mIoT – it is FWA that provides the most tangible revenue growth opportunity […]
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Published December 21, 2018 in , , , , , , .


In the news, Insights

Light Reading – IoT Boom Won’t Pay Off for Mobile Operators

So what are the technologies that will account for most of the IoT connections growth? “Most of it is about narrowband, short-range applications where cellular technology is not really that competitive,” said Bengt Nordström, the CEO of analyst firm Northstream, during a conversation about IoT several days before Ericsson published its latest report. “The more […]
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Published December 10, 2018 in , , , .


Insights, Predictions

#2 – Operators to refine their ‘Cellular IoT strategy’ to better seize the global digitalization opportunity

In 2019, the telecom industry will be wiser about its role in the global digitalisation trend. It will be more apparent to operators that the Cellular IoT (CIoT) connectivity option is suited to certain use cases; the automotive and logistics verticals being among the most promising ones. We believe that operators will revise their CIoT […]
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Published November 30, 2018 in , .


Insights, White papers

Connected Things

From tech revolution to business evolution Looking back at the last 5 years, the rate of Internet of Things (IoT) adoption has fallen short of initial expectations. However, what we have witnessed is a healthy growth in Digital Transformation programs in variety of industries; where IoT solutions serve as the major enabler. Lowered implementation complexities has […]
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Published November 5, 2018 in , .


In the news, Insights

Elektronik Tidningen – IoT frälser inte mobilindustrin

– Mycket av de stora cellulära IoT-utrullningarna sker i Kina, sade Bengt Nordström på ett 5G seminarium idag arrangerat av analyshuset Redeye. – Tittar man på vad Ovum, Dell’Oro och Analysys Mason tror så graviterar de in mot 30 miljarder dollar år 2022. Det är inte lite men totalt omsätter branschen en triljar dollar så vi […]
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Published October 18, 2018 in , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Key considerations for operators investing in IoT

Over the past years, operators have seen IoT as a growth opportunity, which has led them to increase focus on IoT strategy and make investments in developing and acquiring necessary capabilities. After a few years of targeted efforts, many operators are evaluating the results achieved in IoT revenue and connections growth and looking to understand […]
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Published August 13, 2018 in , .


In the news, Insights

Light Reading – Telco IoT in 2018: Firework or Flop?

Despite the bullish sentiment that has long surrounded it, IoT continues to underwhelm, as far as most operators are concerned. Data gathered by Northstream, a Swedish consultancy, and shared with Light Reading in late 2017 showed that IoT revenues as a percentage of total sales were just 1.59% for Vodafone Group plc (NYSE: VOD), 1.18% for Verizon Communications […]
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Published April 18, 2018 in , , .


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 […]
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Published April 4, 2018 in , , .