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 scope included extension of the mobile network system, infrastructure including masts, towers and civil works as well as a set of network engineering services. The responsibility covered all stages from RFP development through vendor negotiations and agreement finalization. Northstream managed to create sufficient competition to secure attractive terms for the operator as well as to secure the selected vendors where trustworthy and capable to deliver according to plan.