Tag archive: vendor

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

Bloomberg – Huawei Hemorrhages Allies in Europe on Growing Security Concerns

“It’s been a week of negative announcements and indications from the biggest markets in Europe — the U.K., Germany and France,” said Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of telecom consultant Northstream. The continent’s biggest carriers will now be “extra cautious” of buying equipment from Huawei, Nordstrom said. (…) Dropping Huawei in Europe wouldn’t be easy. Most carriers […]
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Published December 17, 2018 in , , , .


Insights, Predictions

#4 – Infrastructure vendors’ market shares stabilize and price pressure eases

Infrastructure vendors’ have had challenging years where profit margins have been squeezed and market shares redistributed as the 4G roll out swept across the world. For the coming years we see the bulk of network investments taking place in existing installation upgrades rather than new roll outs. We also believe that operators are keen to […]
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Published December 2, 2016 in , , , , , .