Tag archive: IoT

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Men in Black XXVII

It is time again for the yearly pilgrimage to Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress. Last year the 5G hype cycle began with several interest groups making their 5G plans known ahead of the expected standardization. It was also a year when the Internet of Things was high on the agenda, and in particular launches […]
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Published February 9, 2016 in , .


Predictions

#BONUS – IoT starts walking the talk

Consumer demand for connected devices is gaining momentum and the conditions are now right for creating an explosive increase in user demand. The desire to deliver exciting products and offerings will push the established players into M&A activity, since true disruptive innovation more often than not takes place outside of the big corporates. ***********  As […]
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Published December 4, 2015 in , .


In the news

Inside TMN – …on the other hand… you can view it like this… (This industry: part II)

Another opinion piece, this time from Northstream Consulting’s Bengt Nordstrom sums up very well the current situation of the major network equipment manufacturers. Their core markets are retracing and potential new market sectors are problematic. So small cells may supplant but don’t surpass macro radio sales. Where there do appear to be opportunities it is […]
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Published August 31, 2015 in , .


Engagements, Strategy

Telecom and IoT market trend analysis for 2018 – 2022

Northstream’s client is a provider of services in network planning, build-out and maintenance for both mobile and fixed networks, as well as of services in areas beyond telecom. As part of the client’s strategic planning process, Northstream was engaged to provide analysis on market trends that will shape the telecom and IoT/M2M markets in Northern […]
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Published June 30, 2015 in , , , , , .


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Consumer excitement fuels the connected device era!

There is a strong believe across the industry that the number of devices connected over telecom networks will skyrocket. Cisco and Ericsson forecast 20-50 billion devices by 2020 and Ericsson envisions that the 500 billion devices milestone will be reached before 2030. Compared to just a few years ago, when the reality of connected devices […]
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Published April 28, 2015 in , .


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Internet of People – Connecting the unconnected

In 2020 we’re supposed to live in a world with 25, 50 or even 75 Billion connected devices by some estimates. This is a fascinating vision, which no doubt will offer many new possibilities and more than likely have a great impact on a wide range of industries. However, before we dream up the next […]
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Published March 30, 2015 in , .


In the news

Telekomnyheterna – 5G, IoT och smart näthantering hajperna inför MWC i Barcelona

Förväntningarna inför Mobile World Congress som startar i Barcelona på måndag är stora och årets mest trendiga ämnen spås bli 5G och Internet of Things. Det tror i alla fall konsultfirmorna Northstream och Strand Consult, som båda har spekulerat i årets hetaste diskussionsämnen. De trender som de båda pekar på är just 5G, Internet of […]
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Published February 27, 2015 in , .


Blog

When I wish upon a star…

It’s that time of the year again, time for the mobile communication industry’s biggest affair – the Mobile World Congress. It’s the 25th time I make the journey to discuss industry happenings and meet our global clients. The Mobile World Congress has evolved from an “intimate” gathering of some five-six hundred mobile executives to being THE place […]
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Published February 23, 2015 in , .


In the news

Telecoms.com – 12 telecoms industry predictions for 2015

10.   The move to soft SIMs gathers speed Northstream has historically been outspoken about operators’ need to reduce their dependency on legacy processes, systems and technologies. SIM cards are no exception. 2015 will be the year when the business case for operators to abandon SIM cards and move to soft SIM technology becomes impossible to ignore. […]
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Published January 5, 2015 in , .