Tag archive: 5G rollout

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, Predictions

#5 – Indoor 5G rollout will ramp up in Europe, unlocking innovative 5G use cases

As the 5G wave is picking up pace around the world, the indoor 5G deployment will be a critical part for providing homogenous 5G user experience, due to the outdoor 5G signal’s poor propagation as well as the network requirement of latency-critical 5G applications such as VR and AR. WiFi will no longer be able […]
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Published November 29, 2019 in , , .


Engagements, Strategy

5G rollout modeling and implications

A supplier of mobile network infrastructure engaged Northstream to perform an analysis of the projected rollout of 5G in leading World economies. The potential 5G rollout pace was modeled based on input data such as operator CAPEX budgets, equipment costs, geography and radio parameters. Having estimated the year-by-year adoption of 5G across seven countries, the […]
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Published November 21, 2018 in , .


In the news, Insights

Computer Business Review – “Fiendishly Complicated” 5G Networks: Exciting, Expensive, Ever Coming?

Operators see three main use cases/routes to monetisation: 1) enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB); 2) ultra-reliable low latency IoT and 3) fixed wireless access (FWA). Yet as a report from independent telecoms consultancy Northstream shared with Computer Business Review put it this week: “The 5G use cases discussed in the industry will likely bring no (or very small) […]
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Published July 5, 2018 in , , .


In the news, Insights

Total Telecom – International trade wars threaten to spark a 5G arms race – but is Europe even in the running?

Regardless of how quickly The UK can launch 5G, the general consensus is that Europe will struggle to bring 5G to market before the latter half of 2020 or even 2021. “5G it will be a phased introduction. It will begin in 2020 and then over the next 7 years or so it will reach […]
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Published July 5, 2018 in , , , , , , .