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Are CSPs fostering apathy among their customers?

Are CSPs fostering apathy among their customers?

Written by on February 15, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 1 Comment

The author is Alan Coleman, CEO of Brite:Bill I love my phone, I look at it 70-80 times a day, according to a survey I read recently. But when it comes to my network? The best emotion I can muster is indifference. I lost my phone recently and I lost my ability to know the […]

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Shared ledger technology and the future of banks (from 1956)

Shared ledger technology and the future of banks (from 1956)

Written by on February 11, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

For reasons that are genuinely too boring to recount, I was flicking through New Scientist magazine over the weekend. I read the magazine very throughly, so I’m a little behind on issues at the moment, which is why I have only got as far as 29th November 1956. This issue happens to have a very interesting […]

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Is cloud based BSS ready for primetime?

Is cloud based BSS ready for primetime?

Written by on February 11, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 0 Comments

In a bold move, AsiaInfo has announced that their complete BSS offering is available in the cloud, via Amazon Web Services. It is bold, in the sense that – ultimately – this is where the market is going and someone had to kick start the discussion. This is “not a dumbed down version,” according to Dr Andy […]

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CEO Interview – Dave Labuda, MATRIXX and why the Tier 1s?

CEO Interview – Dave Labuda, MATRIXX and why the Tier 1s?

Written by on February 8, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Features with 0 Comments

Running a fast-growing software company makes for busy people, but DisruptiveViews (DV) was able to catch up with co-founder, CTO and CEO of MATRIXX Software Dave Labuda (DL) for an update. DV: Dave, many thanks for making time for us to have a chat. Let’s start, perhaps, with some background. Where did MATRIXX come from […]

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Subscription medicine is coming to a clinic near you

Subscription medicine is coming to a clinic near you

Written by on February 5, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The latest disruption in the way we pay for goods and services may be coming to a doctor’s office near you. Subscription medicine replaces healthcare’s traditional fee-for-service payment structure with a recurring revenue business model. And while the concept has been around for two decades, it’s only started to catch on in the past few […]

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A Master Product Catalog is now a barrier for telcos

A Master Product Catalog is now a barrier for telcos

Written by on February 4, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 2 Comments

A Master Product Catalog (MPC) …really? have we not gotten past the idea that if we just put all the data in one place that our business and technical problems will go away?  I’d argue that the first problem in MPC is the word “Master”, whereas the real  business problem is the word “Product”.  I […]

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Charging is changing – what about time to market?

Charging is changing – what about time to market?

Written by on February 3, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 0 Comments

Time to market should be measured in days, not months. If you had read that sentence, buried in an everyday article, your reaction would be ‘of course’ and you would move on. What makes it interesting is that it was the reaction of operators to a survey by Openet last year (the discussion paper is available […]

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As the telco goes digital, billing must go too

As the telco goes digital, billing must go too

Written by on January 28, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Opinion with 0 Comments

In the last few months it seems that the telco world has gritted its teeth. The digital revolution has come. For a long time, there was the usual telco attitude, one that Douglas Adams described as putting up a ‘somebody else’s problem field.’ That, it seems, has changed. In fact, according to a vendor of […]

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Unlockd ad-funded platform aims to reduce customer phone bills

Unlockd ad-funded platform aims to reduce customer phone bills

Written by on January 27, 2016 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

Unlockd, a mobile platform with over $15 million in funding from major investors in the global media and tech sectors, has partnered exclusively with Boost Mobile, one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, to launch Boost® Dealz – an Android app available for the U.S. market that’s the first of its kind that helps customers reduce monthly phone payments in exchange […]

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If cash is king – the king is dying

If cash is king – the king is dying

Written by on January 21, 2016 in Billing & Payments, News with 0 Comments

Cash could become history within a decade, thanks to new financial instruments, including virtual currencies, some of the world’s leading bankers said during the World Economic Forum on Wednesday (20 January). The impact of technology, the overarching theme of this year’s meeting, will be very significant. The evolution would be so significant that John Cryan, co-CEO […]

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