Tag archive: Operator

Engagements, Transformation

Interim Delivery Manager for MNO’s digital workplace unit

A Global Mobile Network Operator engaged Northstream to provide them with an interim delivery manager for their digital workplace and corporate IT unit. The IT-unit had made a strategic choice to move one of its key positions from one geographical location to another and while a recruitment process was ongoing, they were in need of […]
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Engagements, Strategy

Review the strategy for Long-term Product portfolio plan

A leading Telecom vendor engaged Northstream to assist them in reviewing their long-term product portfolio plan by providing expert opinion on the chosen strategy. The main objective of the project was to support the management team of the vendor with an outside-in analysis of the current situation of its portfolio, given Operators’ point of view on criticality of […]
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Published January 29, 2019 in , , , , , , , .


In the news, Insights

Light Reading – Orange Sees ‘Peak’ Capex in 2018/19, Ups 2017 Guidance

While European operators such as Germany’s Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT) have warned investors that spending on 5G rollout across Europe could amount to hundreds of billions of dollars, not all analysts are convinced the arrival of 5G will trigger a surge in operator spending. The use of lower spectrum bands — providing better wide-area […]
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Published May 31, 2017 in , , , .


In the news, Insights

European Communications – The IoT will contribute max 5% to operator revenues, say market watchers

Bengt Nordstrom, CEO at Northstream, told the European Communications/Mobile Europe IoT Conference 2016 in London last week that the best telecoms practitioners were making, perhaps, one percent of their total revenue from IoT services currently, and that such gains have comes after years of careful strategy and execution in the space. “The telco industry acts […]
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Published December 8, 2016 in , , , .


Insights, Predictions

#5 – IoT makes waves, operator divergence emerges

Globally, operators’ IoT revenues as a share of total revenue have been increasing steadily over the last few years. Some operators are now generating up to 1% of their revenue from IoT services and Northstream expects that though most will remain under or around 1% in 2017, a selection of leading operators will succeed in reaching […]
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Published December 2, 2016 in , , , .


Engagements, Strategy

Analysis of Omnichannel and Single Customer View for telecom operators

Northstream performed an independent study, commissioned by a CRM platform vendor to evaluate the potential business benefits of Omnichannel and Single Customer View (SCV). The study included a cross-industry perspective, where Northstream conducted extensive interviews and complimentary research in the retail and finance industry. The research and lessons learned from the vertical industries served as […]
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