Northern Sky Research

The Bottom Line

Archive: May 2016 (X)

  • No one doubts the mobile ecosystem is one of the most prolific environments for innovation. From the hottest applications in Silicon Valley like Virtual Reality or Artificial Intelligence to empowering development in rural communities through digital tools, the world is only increasing the amount of data consumed. These innovations are transpiring across the entire value chain, and backbone infrastructure as well as access networks need to rapidly adapt to absorb the massive demand in…

  • Digging deeper into the elasticity question presented in NSR’s previous bottom line by Blaine Curcio, the energy vertical has traditionally been viewed as a somewhat ‘price insensitive’ market.  Essentially energy customers need connectivity, and they will generally pay what they need to ensure their multi-billion dollar investments are connected.  However, all of that changed in the ‘great crude collapse’.  Today, energy end-users have become much more focused on the cost of…