Opinion

Avoid Bolt-on Risks in Digital Content Monetization

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Direct to consumer digital content providers are creating challenges for themselves because they often try to bolt disparate solutions together to create an end to end platform. What happens is that the provider will select some combination of player, content manager, payments solution, and subscriber manager and assume they can be integrated into a seamless […]

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No Future Currently – in payments

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

NFC as the cornerstone of mobile payments is in serious question – so where does NFC fit, naturally.

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The Payments Puzzle

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The landscape for payments, the players and the problems. View more presentations from BillingViews

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NFC Survey – where does NFC belong?

NFC Survey – where does NFC belong?

Written by on May 17, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The industry is divided on whether NFC is the foundation of mobile payments, …. or much more. BillingViews asked the industry.

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Angry Birds and the Wisdom within

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Say you are a member of the close-knit community of approximately 40 million people who play Angry Birds each month. You are therefore one of 40 million people who understand the intuitive nature of a) in-app billing and b) how easy it should be for operators to capture the billing market. Billing, not so long […]

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The Real Place for NFC

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The industry is divided on whether NFC is the cornerstone of mobile payments, or something much bigger. BillingViews decided to ask the decision makers.   NFC Infographic publish

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NFC – and the Difference between Payments and Commerce

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Sometimes phrases escape that shouldn’t. John Donohoe, CEO of eBay almost certainly wishes his comment that NFC stands for ‘not for commerce’ had been kept locked up. It went viral in a ‘let’s make a headline/host a webinar/write a story’ based on a controversial phrase kind of way. Such a webinar took place yesterday. This time the phrase was […]

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M2M Business Opportunities

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Presented at the ETIS Billing Working Group 19 April 2012.   M2M for slideshare View more presentations from BillingViews

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Mobile Payments – Taking Stock (Part 1)

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Mobile payments is at a tipping point. Like NFC, it seems that the whole eco-system is at the Peak of Gartner’s Inflated Expectations. The big players seem to be stalling – ISIS is basically a ‘no-show’ at CTIAand have circled the wagons. No-one has fully committed and each of the big players are launching their own solutions, Mastercard has […]

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The Next Big Thing? SMS

Written by on May 16, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Intellectually, carriers understand that the likes of Google, Facebook and Expedia need them. Intellectually, carriers understand that carrier billing is intuitive and straight forward and something that needs to be grabbed and owned. If carriers grab and own carrier billing they will be the smart platform in the centre of a smarter, simpler world. However, it is […]

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