Insights, Predictions

#1 – Mobile Edge Computing will go on hyper scale dating

Edge computing in the telecom world has been maturing in recent years but no major deployments have yet taken place. The B2B demand is now here as enterprises are showcasing edge computing use cases. The enterprise customers are now asking for private network solutions where edge cloud is a necessity. As many enterprises have started to transfer their systems to be run on public […]
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Published December 11, 2020 in , .


Insights, Predictions

#2 – 5G will be open for Business

So far, 5G has been made available to consumers in many parts of the world with, if not revolutionary, then at least substantially improved user experiences. 5G for the enterprise markets, on the other hand, has so far been an attractive but elusive promise that seems yet to materialize.  However, we believe this will change […]
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Published December 11, 2020 in , , .


Insights, Predictions

#3 – eSIM and global IoT: finally meant to be

eSIM/eUICC offers substantial benefits to enterprise IoT customers in terms of flexibility and increased ease of multi-country IoT deployments. However, adoption has been somewhat slow since the ecosystem around eSIM was not sufficiently developed in the first years after the standard became available. Recently, the technological and commercial capabilities have been maturing, making it easier […]
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Published December 11, 2020 in , , .


Insights, Predictions

#4 – When classic revenues stagnate, find different seeds to cultivate

Adapting to a new industry standard of flat revenues, Operators are venturing outside of the connectivity service space to find new revenue streams. Operators are exploring monetizing in-house capabilities, embracing new partnerships and/or acquiring to diversify their services. But there is no magical and simple solution to this complicated problem, instead Operators need to address […]
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Published December 11, 2020 in , , .


Insights, Predictions

#5 – Smart buildings kicking in doors

Already with a foot (and fiber) in the door, many operators have turned to smart buildings and homes as a promising vertical to offer connectivity and smart services beyond their existing offerings. Despite digitalization slowly entering the building, real estate, and construction space, those companies have historically been conservative in their adoption of technology backed up by comfortable margins – until 2020 and CoVid-19. With the new age of working and an increased focus […]
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Published December 11, 2020 in , .


Insights, White papers

Connectivity Technologies for IoT

(Updated Edition, 2020) Selecting the most suitable connectivity technology is one of the critical decisions that a company needs to make in its Internet of Things launch strategy. But making the choice is challenging with a wide range of technologies available for IoT, such as traditional cellular 2G/3G/4G, Low Power Wide Area, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and […]
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Published November 24, 2020 in , , .


In the news, Insights

Terminsstart Telekom blir Telekomstudion – se första sändningen kostnadsfritt!

I höstas kommer Telekomnyheterna lanserar Telekomstudion, en webbinarserie med aktuella gäster och djupdykning i aktuella ämnen. Ett stående inslag i höstens sändningar är “Bengt belyser”, där Bengt Nordström från Northstream, en del av Accenture, kastar ljus över aktuella frågor. Anmäl er här för att se morgondagens program om 5G-auktionen.
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Published September 14, 2020 in , , .


In the news, Insights

Kvartal – Vi slarvade bort försprånget inom telekom

Under 2021 kommer Sverige att vara en av de sista industriländerna att lansera 5G. I en nyligen publicerad artikel i Kvartal återger Northstreams VD Bengt Nordström hur Sverige gick från att vara en pionjär inom mobil kommunikation till att hamna efter, varför det spelar roll samt hur den svenska telekomindustrin bör agera framöver. Read the […]
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Published June 5, 2020 in , , .


Insights, White papers

IoT Predictions 2020

Together with Telenor Connexion we have identified a trend for 2020 and beyond: IoT will play a positive enablement role in fighting climate change. IoT will not only drive the connected economy but will be an important enabler for a more sustainable and responsible connected economy. Under rising pressure from society, customers, and regulators, businesses are […]
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Published April 6, 2020 in , , .


Insights, White papers

Connectivity Technologies for IoT

(Updated Edition, 2018) Selecting the most suitable connectivity technology is one of the critical decisions that a company needs to make in its Internet of Things launch strategy. But making the choice is challenging with a wide range of technologies available for IoT, such as traditional cellular 2G/3G/4G, Low Power Wide Area, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and […]
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Published January 14, 2020 in , , .