Tag archive: Nokia

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The Economist – Ericsson and Nokia are now direct rivals. How do they compare?

A better approach would be to remember what made the European mobile industry strong in the first place, says Bengt Nordstrom of Northstream, a telecoms consultancy. When 2G (or GSM, as it was called back then) was introduced in the late 1980s, many European countries and operators signed up to a memorandum of understanding, agreeing […]
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Published March 9, 2018 in , , .


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The show must go on

Once again, the big one in the mobile communication industry, the Mobile World Congress, is approaching and this time, the nowadays behemoth-sized event is yet again bigger than ever before. As industry professionals across the world are finalizing their preparations for the event, more than 100.000 visitors will soon land in Barcelona and enter the […]
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Published February 21, 2018 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , .


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Dagens Industri – Ericssons konkurrent skruvar åt pengakranen

”5G kommer inte att skapa tillväxt på telekommarknaden. Operatörernas investeringar kommer att ligga kvar på ungefär samma nivå som i dag. Därför är Huaweis besked nog en anpassning till rådande marknadsläge med hård kostnadskontroll”, säger Bengt Nordström, grundare av konsultföretaget Northstream. Teleoperatörerna är de som driver 5G-nätet och senare säljer tjänsterna till slutkunderna. Deras investeringsvilja […]
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Published January 2, 2018 in , , , , .


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Computer Sweden – Kan flaggskeppet Nokia 8 återuppliva en finsk mobiljätte?

Bengt Nordström, vd och grundare av managementkonsultbolaget Northstream, tror att HMD Global har en tuff tid framför sig. Det är inte lätt att slå sig in på en mobilmarknad som domineras av Apple, Huawei och Samsung. Inte ens med ett varumärke som Nokia till förfogande. – Även om telefonen har bra specifikationer ska man komma […]
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Published August 17, 2017 in , , , , .


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Bloomberg – Future Holds Lean Times, Maybe IT Mergers for Nokia, Ericsson

Nokia Oyj and Ericsson AB need to get used to lean times as their phone carrier customers hold back on network investments while next-generation 5G wireless technology offers scant hope of a material spending boost, according to industry consultant Bengt Nordstrom. “Operator revenue trends are flat or negative, while many forecasters are still too optimistic,” Nordstrom, […]
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Published November 16, 2016 in , , , , , , .