Tag archive: sourcing

Engagements, Sourcing, Strategy

Sourcing support for European mobile operator in transformation and network modernization

Northstream assisted an European mobile operator to assess and support in transformation and network modernization in order to improve its operational efficiency and quickly expand network capacity to deliver new aggressive commercial offerings to regain market share. Northstream assisted the operator in the RFP process, including support in the preparation for RFP, evaluation of the RFP responses, […]
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Published February 23, 2017 in , , , , .


Sourcing

Northstream supported a mobile operator in the network sourcing process.

A Caribbean mobile operator had decided to upgrade its mobile network to 3G and 4G to meet the market demand. The operator was looking for a turnkey partner to conduct the planned upgrade as well as fully manage and operate the network. The upgrade was designed as a combination of swap-outs and evolving the existing […]
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Published October 17, 2014 in , , , , , , , .


White papers

Operational Models: Change is a Must

This Northstream white paper discusses ways that operators can adjust their operational models to adapt to a changing business climate. In an industry of legacy organizations, operators are having a difficult time being agile enough to keep pace with the quickly changing mobile communications landscape. We take a look at the way that a couple of new-entry operators have designed a very efficient business model, and how this can be applied on a larger scale.
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Engagements, Sourcing

Procurement and operational strategy support: Northstream supported all major infrastructure negotiations and achieved world class results

The client was newly established as a mobile operator in Japan. Northstream was engaged to support the procurement of a WCDMA network. The client was advised to invite global vendors to an open tender process resulting in the signing of agreements with the two main industry players. Northstream continued to support the client over many years by […]
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Published November 28, 2013 in , , .


Engagements, Sourcing

Procurement of datacenter capacity as a service, for supporting and evaluating long term main site consolidation strategy

Northstream consultants were asked to take responsibility of procuring datacenter capacity as a service, for an European operator. A current main site (one of the most critical nodes in their network), quickly approached end of life, while a new strategy to procure the datacenter capacity as a service had been initiated. This main site was […]
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Engagements, Sourcing

Procurement of turnkey network deployment

Northstream was asked to take responsibility for the procurement of a full turnkey network deployment process for an operator in South East Asia. The market itself presents a number of challenges, security to mention one, and it was therefore very important to ensure these specific circumstances were well catered for in the procurement process. The […]
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Published December 19, 2010 in , , .